Structure 12 – Here Be Neolithic Wood!
“Bryn Celli Du in Anglesey – one of my favourite places on this earth.”
The Cairns broch and village at Windwick, South Ronaldsay, is rising from the earth, year by year.
“I know – we’re all looking forward to Christmas, but, let’s look forward a bit farther ahead, to the summer, and the digging season on Orkney.”
“We used to live in Gloucestershire, just outside Stroud, and nearby on the escarpments are a range of ancient sites”
“It’s a strange, strange place.”
Some very large whale species were sourced for tools, vessels and equipment during the Iron Age.
The Bishop’s and Earl’s Palaces in Kirwall have reopened to visitors for guided tours.
An OS map and good footwear are strongly advised for this expedition!
“we went for ‘Brochs of the North’ – the calendar of the Caithness Broch Project “