“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.”
“Work is continuing, exploring and excavating around the outside of the Hall of Clestrain – family home of Arctic explorer Dr. John Rae”
Monday 18th of May is International Museums Day.
Ian Collins will be holding and exhibition at the Northlight Gallery Stromness this summer and is looking for old photographs or artefacts that people might be able to lend him for the duration of the event.
“I spent a very happy day in the museum, mostly in the first section ‘Beginnings’, only emerging to go up to the cafe, for my lunch!”
By far the largest number of marine related artefacts displayed are from the German fleet which was scuttled in Scapa Flow on 21st of June 1919.