Dr David Griffiths of Oxford University and his team have been researching the archaeological landscapes of West Mainland.
” I’ve been thinking about the archaeological dig at Swandro, on the island of Rousay.”
“You could weave a tale, about the fisherman’s hand, and how it came to be where you found it………”
“We’ve walked Newark Bay – Deerness, many times, but I haven’t written about it, until now.”
After a few days of rough weather there was a day of calm respite from the wind.
Coastal erosion due to ice melt is creating problems across the north of Canada.
“The site includes finds from the Pictish through to the Viking period.”
over the last 50 years ” annual precipitation levels have increased by over 20% in Scotland and ” it is now 1°C warmer”.
Scotland’s coastline is 21,234 km long