“it was a clear, sunny day in mid-October and we wanted to be somewhere up, to look about us – so combining Cuween and Wideford seemed like a good idea.”
On 8th July 1944, Marine Norman Isbister died of injuries received from a road accident while based at HMS Proserpine, Hoy. He was only 21.
“It’s the time of year for Snowdrops – and Binscarth Woods, near Finstown – is the place to see them!
“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Everywhere you go “
“It was the first meal which we hadn’t prepared ourselves, for 7 months! The weekend – starts here!”
I showed my pics of Maitland pier almost completely submerged during Storm Brendan to a friend , that unlocked some pages of Finstown history.
“The risk of severe flooding in some areas was very high, but we believe Orkney has come through this without any really serious flooding incidents.”
Orkney Men’s Shed is stunned by the decision by Orkney Islands Council to refuse planning permission for installing a disabled toilet in their premises in Finstown .
“This collaborative project with SSEN gives us the opportunity to examine an important prehistoric site that would otherwise not have been excavated.”
“Leaves are falling, all around, time I was on my way……… “ – Ramble On – Led Zeppelin