“Now I’ll present some of the bits & pieces which are to be seen which are more peripheral, but still part of the place and what is happening there …..”
At long last improvements have taken place and completed by Andrew Sinclair Ltd. They have really made an excellent job.
The Ring of Brodgar in Orkney looks impressive at any time but even more so when it is covered in a layer of snow.
“By 2018 – the dig had grown and grown – and the Ness had acquired a wind and waterproof shop……presided over by Sam….”
“And on, to 2011, when I was feeling the edge of a reproduction axe, at the Ness………”
“I remember standing, looking over a gate just past the Brig O’ Brodgar, between Stenness and Harray lochs – and noticing that two squares of turf had been lifted.”
The impact of mass tourism on the UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘The Heart of Neolithic Orkney’ was the subject of a public consultation commissioned by Historic Environment Scotland.
Thursday 25th of April, the Archaeology Institute UHI will be hosting a discussion on : Climate Change and World Heritage – Orkney and Beyond.
The summer solstice this year was celebrated in Orkney at the Comet Stone, the Ring of Brodgar.