Over the weekend of 29th/30th September/1st October, The John Rae Society held some birthday celebrations for the man himself.
The variety of crafts and products for sale was a credit to a small, creative community.
“Scotland must establish a new Environmental Court to replace the functions currently fulfilled by the European Court of Justice
Head north on coast road, through Wick to John O’Groats, which is lovely in the sunshine.
Pupils from Kirkwall Grammar School had the chance last week to try their hand at traditional building skills,
Seventy poems, written by 31 members of the group adorn the walls as part of this inspiring contribution to Stromness’ Per Mare project.
On this day in 1774 the Rev. Henry Duncan, founder of the first ever savings bank, was born at Lochrutton.
“We’ve found medieval middens and structures in most trenches.
Then over the bridge to find the beach “covered in egg-shaped stones of many colours”
Temporary Suspension of the Walk