At each stage of their pilgrimage the story teller had recounted another part of the life of this quiet son of Earl Erlend who was to become Orkney’s saint.
There are only a few copies left of the publication available to purchase which went with the recent exhibition “The Rousay Clearances: Exodus from the Egypt of the North. “
In the 1841 census, 214 people including 41 children lived in Quandale.
There’s just a few days left to catch the Northlight Gallery’s latest exhibition in Stromness.
MSPs in the Scottish Parliament, who are not members of the Scottish Government (SNP) can get their Bills accepted and passed in a way that the UK Parliament in London finds almost impossible to do.
The exhibition, starting on Saturday 28th of November, is part of the St Andrew’s Fair Saturday global cultural event which celebrates community and supports charitable organisations. The event in Stromness will be supporting Orkney Rape and Sexual Assault Service (ORSAS).
Rousay is one of Orkney’s smaller islands and is but a short ferry journey from the largest in the archipelago, Mainland.
Governments can put in all sorts of restrictions and give us stacks of advice on how to stay safe but it all comes down to us – to our individual actions – if we are ever to eliminate Covid.
“It was a time when the two independent nations of England and Scotland shared one king. It was a time of Covenanters and Cavaliers. It was a time of civil war, betrayal and regicide.”
Patrick Stewart, whose father Robert was the son of King James V and Euphemia Elphinstone, had inherited the title Earl of Orkney.