“the inhabitants of Stromness did resolve to assert their natural liberties and therefore did refuse any longer to submit to this imposition”
‘These immense blocks of stone stood around the pirate in the grey light of the dawning, like the phantom forms of antediluvian giants.’ Sir Walter Scott
Nick wanted to construct a greener alternative to traditional house building methods and built his home out of straw bales.
Very little remains of what was once a massive airfield in World War 2 set up to protect the Royal Navy’s fleet at Scapa Flow.
“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy” (Beethoven)
“Surprisingly there are few major injuries at The Ba and spectators wisely move quickly out the way as the thunder of men in pursuit nears them.”
The lives of the men from HMS Pheasant are highlighted in an exhibition at the Hoy Kirk Heritage Centre for the month of March.
“For ages an army of spirits, once so near, has been receding farther and farther from us, banished by the magic wand of science.” Sir James Frazer, The Scape Goat.
“What do we expect to take away from an exhibition?”
Orkney Housing Association Ltd and the community EV car club