gaddabout as the word of the week. I was informed by Jim that I'd missed off gadfly. My
A gadfly can be an actual fly – an annoying one. Horse flies and botflies irritate horses, cattle and people. I suppose that in rushing about trying to avoid being bitten by the pesky things, it might seem from a distance that their victims are on the gad.
A gadfly is also a person who upsets the status quo. Why anyone would want to I'm not sure - don't we all love rocking all over the world...? Sorry.
On our trip to the Outer Hebrides, Gary and I had very little trouble with midges, but on Eriskay we were plagued by horse flies at one particular spot.
What do you reckon; was it Jim's coment or the change to post more of my travel pictures which encouraged me to make gadfly the word of the week?