“We hadn’t been to these Moors for years….”
This rare and unusual museum was founded in 1983 by the late Jim MacDonald after a lifetime passion of all things electrical.
Historic Environment Scotland which manages key historical sites across Scotland and in Orkney like Skara Brae will be phasing in the opening up of some of the properties in its care. Others will remain closed for the duration of 2020.
As the tourism sector begins to open up after months of lockdown The Orkney News looks at some holiday ideas.
The Italians in Orkney 1941 – 1944 written by James MacDonald
It’s a fair trek to the Covenanters Memorial at Deerness but for those who do the views from it are outstanding.
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.
“There is a public pathway up to the left of Mill House, which takes you past the Loch of Tankerness. “
“Somewhere beyond the sea
She’s there watching for me”
“we thought we’d go to a beach, and decided on Inganess, near Kirkwall. “