There’s a fair few new places in the toon that you can hae a seat oot o doors if the weather is kindly to ye.
There’s yins put in by Kirkwall BID.
And a right bonnie one in memory of Steven Miller.
Ye’ll also have noticed some striking ones pairt o’ Kirkwall’s improvements.
These yins are at the tap o Castle Street and have some very snazzy information boards too wi a bit more aboot the history o’ Kirkwall for ye.
There’s quite a few of them aboot and they go wi an App ye can download for free.
Kirkwall History & Heritage on Google Play
Kirkwall History & Heritage on Apple
There’s changes doon at the Harbour whar the launches fae the cruise ships ferry folks intae.
A fair lot o seating here.
And there’s the bonnie tubs o floo’ers planted aboot on the pavements makin it mair interestin if yer tryin to gang aboot – hae’in a wee bit o dodge to get aroond them.
An some things are takin a whiley tae get used tae – for drivers and folks on their feet.
But ye know when they get it right.
Reporter: Fiona Grahame