The book and its illustrations are the combined work of Marianne and her friend Elisabeth Holder.
This Saturday, 19th August, volunteers will be recording the flora and fauna found there in what is being called ” A Bio Blitz” of Happy Valley.
Reading Carl Mullins piece about moving to Orkney, reminded me of when we were trying to sell our house in Suffolk, all the stories of the folk who came to ‘view’.
Well, I can’t actually hear it, but watching it is a pleasure.
And then, there’s the Dairy, with our friend the Tree Trowie, looking through the window
I initially joined the John Rae Society, for two reasons. The first reason being – I dislike injustice.
I had no pre-conceptions, and didn’t know much about it. Mike started off, down the steps, and I went to follow.
Mike and I went the Tankerness House museum in Kirkwall on a wet Thursday afternoon – museums are A GOOD THING on a wet afternoon.
Mike and I are walking the South Ronaldsay East Coast paths. As I’m a bit of a knackered old person, we’re doing them in short-ish stages – bit by bit.
I’ve just read the piece about the history of Busta house, and the Gifford family.