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Shauna Reid

Welcome, weary traveller! I'm Shauna Reid, an Australian writer who moved to Scotland ten years ago in pursuit of adventure and kilts

Year In Review

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2013 Review Thingo

12/Jan/2014

Here we go again! Previous episodes: 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009. 1. What did you do this year that you’d never done before? Moved to Inverness? Grabbed my finances by the bollocks at long last? That’s all I can remember. Must keep a note of this stuff during the year. 2. Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and Read More

2012 Review Thingo

03/Jan/2013

Here we go again! Previous episodes: 2011, 2010 and 2009. 1. What did you do this year that you’d never done before? Organised a pretty awesome retreat. Went to Barcelona and Madrid. Drank coffee! Now I’m an addict. Gimme gimme. 2. Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next this year? Read More

2011 Review Thingo

31/Dec/2011

 (with 2009 and 2010 answers as well) 1. What did you do this year that you’d never done before? 2009 – Competed in a kickboxing tournament (v. unsuccessfully), went on the telly, became a UK citizen, grew tomatoes and salad leaves, bought a house. 2010 – Visited Italy and Los Angeles, made a souffle, grew Read More

2010 Review Thingo

31/Dec/2010

(with last year’s answers as well) 1. What did you do this year that you’d never done before? 2009 – Competed in a kickboxing tournament (v. unsuccessfully), went on the telly, became a UK citizen, grew tomatoes and salad leaves, bought a house. 2010 – Visited Italy and Los Angeles, made a souffle, grew parsnips, Read More

10 Years of Pussycat

27/May/2010

Dear Blog, Today you turn one hundred and twenty months old! When you began I was just 23 years old, working as a web slave. Now I am 33 years old, working as a web slave. Where did it all go right? (Actually the current web slavery is just helps pay the bills; I do Read More

2009 and Feelin’ Fine

23/Dec/2009

No internet at home so sneakily spewing this out at work! I got this from my pal Trish. 1. What did you do in 2009  that you’d never done before?Competed in a kickboxing tournament (v. unsuccessfully), went on the telly, became a UK citizen, grew tomatoes and salad leaves, bought a house. 2. Did you Read More

2006: Television

07/Jan/2007

Top Five Names For Telly Programmes In 2006 5.  The Seven-Year Old Surgeon (Five) 4.  The Spa of Embarrassing Illnesses (UKTV Style) 3.  Bus Pass Boob Jobs (Channel 4) 2.  The Man Whose Arms Exploded (Five) 1.  Careless Whiskers: The Unseen George Michael (Five)

2006: Sport

05/Jan/2007

The longer I'm away from Australia the more obsessed I become with sport. I guess it's a sad little way to feel closer to home. Top Three Sporting Spectacles of 2006 3.  Commonwealth Games, March For that one glorious day when Scotland topped the medal tally, for the hilarious lawn bowls commentary, and just for Read More

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