The Orkney Military Veterans Breakfast Club held its monthly meet last Saturday at Treats & Eats in Main St Kirkwall.
Here are a few photos captured on Saturday
“For the past 3 weeks Nick Morrison has shared his story of building his house of straw in Orphir, Orkney in this final installment what went wrong…”
“Speed of construction. This is very fast so much so that the term ‘baling frenzy’ has been coined”
“No Straw Bale house has ever been refused Planning merely because it
was Straw bale”
The oldest straw bale houses are around 130 years old but is this a form of construction we can still use today – and in Orkney?