” I thought I’d take a Stroll Through Stromness. This mostly entailed looking down alley-ways to vistas of the sea, and up along the steep alley-ways of the homes of Stromness.”
“It was a sunny, breezy day, so we thought to avoid the cold East wind, by walking on the West coast – of South Ronaldsay. “
“There are walks which are a bit short to be considered as ‘proper’ walks, but which are very good if you’re not feeling too good, and would like to get some fresh air.”
For this walk, taking an O.S. map is advised, and wearing wellies is strongly advised, as the walk includes some very soggy bits.
“I‘d never been up Brinkie’s Brae. “
There’s a small island called Eynhallow, across from Aikerness Beach and the Broch of Gurness, in Evie.
“I was getting over a cold, had little energy, and so, wanted a gentle toddle rather than a strenuous stomp. So, I bethought myself of Lochside Viewpoint, in Harray.”
“Sunday the 28th October, a beautiful, sunny, crisp autumn day, and we thought we’d go to Scapa for a walk along the beach. “
“To get to the Broch of Burroughstone, park, considerately, by the road, and follow a well-defined path through farmland, to the Broch. “
Definitely take a map!