“July the Twenty-fifth……………An emerald sea……Rippling….”
“Neighbour-man Steve took this pic of the Northern Lights across the hill behind our houses, including the little old stone shed in the field – and the stars in the sky!”
“We went to Tingwall, to take a picture of – The Ting”
“On one of his after-work walks, Mike cut down by the Hall of Rendall to the shore, turned left, and walked along to get a closer look at this site.”
“Out from the house…….. and up the road again, turning left at the old telephone box, this time.”
“We look across to Gairsay, once the home of Viking Sweyn Asleifsson, from where he headed out, rampaging. “
These gate posts are old, made of red sandstone, covered in lichen and mosses, and have dates of 1732 and 185?
Fernvalley Tearoom unsurprisingly is situated at the Fernvalley Wildlife Rescue Centre in Rendall.
“As far as I know, there are a few doocots ( dovecots) on Orkney, but I’ve only visited a couple of them.”
“Orkney has many kirks. Some, little more than some stones in a field, some ruinous, some semi-ruinous”