“Idea: What if the Neolithic Farmers of Orkney had Ice Houses. For storing meat packed in snow/ice, between layers of straw?
“And on, to 2011, when I was feeling the edge of a reproduction axe, at the Ness………”
“The archaeology dig at the Ness of Brodgar had to be cancelled for this year, as did many other digs and events, due to – well – you know what.”
“for ardent followers of the Ness excavations, there are on-line events included in the Orkney International Science Festival”
“And so, between the reality of the sky above and the surrounding lochs and land, I looked into the trenches and saw the brightest of earthy colours to use in my painting.”
Exceptional things are still being found at the Ness of Brodgar
“I first came across Jo McKenzie’s work at the dig at the Ness of Brodgar, last year.”
Artists in Residence-Jeanne Bouza Rose , Elisabeth Holder and Karen Wallis
What used to happen at the Ness, is still happening at the Ness. Here’s the tale……….
This one has a good, and interesting mixture.