The northerly breeze will be fresh at times. Maximum temperature 15 °C.
“Just for the joy of being there
And drinking in the summer air,”
Winds from the west or northwest, fresh at times. Maximum temperature 14 °C.
“When Jeanne started walking the Ring of Brodgar, with her wee dog Gracie, that prompted an outpouring of inspiration which was expressed in her paintings – both of the stones, and of what is seen out from the stones.”
” I had a plan – drive to the Stenness Stones – go to Barnhouse ‘village’, which we don’t often do these days.”
Taken at the Ring of Brodgar, Orkney on the 15th of November 2020
At some HES sites traditional methods are being used rather than strimmers and mowers
The Ring of Brodgar as the longest day nears its sunset, 20th June 2020 between 11.15pm and 11.45pm.
The procession slips across the meadow/senses acute to birdsong,
The impact of mass tourism on the UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘The Heart of Neolithic Orkney’ was the subject of a public consultation commissioned by Historic Environment Scotland.