“We were heading for a walk at the Point of Ayre, Tankerness and thought we’d stop by at the pier in Kirkwall and have a look at the lighthouse sculpture by Steve Johnson”
Richard Kerswell is making a solo trip around Britain in his yacht Pegasus in aid of Give the World a Shot (Covid Vaccines for third world countries) and Orphans in the Wild (HIV charity for orphans and foster families in the Mufindi, Tanzania).
Beach fun in the centre of Kirkwall
A film of the Freedom of Orkney ceremony to the Royal Navy Northern Diving Group
The improvements and restoration to the front of St Magnus Cathedral continue on apace.
Some images by Nick Morrison of the Pride event in Kirkwall
Whether you are a scholar of GMBs work, someone who recalls him in Stromness, or an occasional reader of his books and poems, this exhibition will be of interest to you.
Road closures in Kirkwall and book in advance to travel on Orkney Ferries
Just as it was announced that Orkney was to move to Level 1 restrictions the parking charges at OIC owned car parks went up.
May 17th is Norwegian Constitution Day. Orkney’s links with Norway have remained strong to this day.