“I had the idea of building a mini-broch in our garden!”
It’s the first of Brochtober!!!!!!
Revealing The Cairns – Part Two
“Beads!!!!! The Cairns excavation is showing just how much our Iron Age ancestors liked ornament, either for themselves, or their living space………”
BROCHTOBERFEST! – 2019!!!
Orkney has more than its fair share of brochs (aka Iron Age Roundhouses). Some are in a fine state of repair, some, just grassy mounds in the landscape.
The Broch of Gurness: Brochtoberfest III
“A splendid example of a broch, most intelligently well preserved
This year, the Brochtoberfest returned to Orkney, to the St. Magnus Centre, and I was very pleased to see this, as it meant I could go along this time.