“we were thinking of a short, gentle walk, and bethought ourselves of the Covenanters Memorial, in Deerness. “
A development of 16 houses is to go ahead in Toab, twice the recommended density for the area.
It’s a fair trek to the Covenanters Memorial at Deerness but for those who do the views from it are outstanding.
“There is a public pathway up to the left of Mill House, which takes you past the Loch of Tankerness. “
The Orkney Business Festival on this week heard from 3 successful social enterprises in the islands.
“You could weave a tale, about the fisherman’s hand, and how it came to be where you found it………”
The First of September – a day of rain and sunshine – autumn beckoned, and we set off for The Gloup in Deerness.
Sunday 14th July saw the Annual Vintage Rally in Deerness Orkney, here is a report, some photos and video of the various machines on show.
“The site includes finds from the Pictish through to the Viking period.”
The vintage afternoon tea was exactly that . There was a nicely laid out table with fresh daffodils and pussy willow for decoration .