“This got me thinking about how archaeology, appears in the art of our times. “
Wells & Springs of Orkney
“I’ve had a look at Orkney Brochs, Orkney Standing Stones, and Orkney Kirks, and now, I turn my thoughts, and my camera, to the wells and springs of Orkney.”
When Flesh Becomes Stone……..
“We now refer to the carving, as The Lady, and I advise people to go there, and meet her.”
A Personal Memory Of Caroline Wickham-Jones
“She was interested – that was the thing about her – receptive to ideas from outside Academia, and inside Academia too.”
A Plan – or – What They Did On Their Holidays
Some ideas for visitors to Orkney
New Exhibition: The Ness & Its People
Open from 11th of July is a new exhibition at the Maeshowe Visitor Centre revealing the finds and the story from the Ness of Brodgar excavation nearby in the Heart of Neolithic Orkney
A Standing-Stone Reveals Its Purpose?
“This time, walking down the track to the beach we both noticed that the stone appears to be carefully placed facing out to sea, and wondered was it a marker stone for boats coming into the Bay?”
Tombs of the Isles & the Tombs Trail
Tombs of the Isles will get under way on Monday, November 29, with an introductory talk in the Rousay School at 7.30pm.
Week Nineteen – One Day At A Time
“Golden reflections in raindrop rippled water……..Who cares if it’s raining?………Jeremy Fisher weather”
Maeshowe Neolithic Tomb Reopens to Visitors
Visitors can now book tickets to Maeshowe as part of HES’s new seasonal activity for 2022, with more sites set to follow in reopening across the country on a rolling basis.