“And then I stood and leant my back against one of the stones…….”
Weather Forecast: Mostly cloudy with a few light showers
The northerly breeze will be fresh at times. Maximum temperature 15 °C.
Orkney at the Summer Solstice
“Just for the joy of being there
And drinking in the summer air,”
Weather Forecast: Bright and sunny spells with a scattering of light showers.
Winds from the west or northwest, fresh at times. Maximum temperature 14 °C.
Walking The Stones
“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.”
A Short Walk To The Stenness/Brodgar Stones
” I had a plan – drive to the Stenness Stones – go to Barnhouse ‘village’, which we don’t often do these days.”
Light – On The Last Day Of Diwali 2020
Taken at the Ring of Brodgar, Orkney on the 15th of November 2020
Traditional v Mechanical As HES Prepares for Limited Re-Opening
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.
Poetry Corner: Suffolk Solstice
The procession slips across the meadow/senses acute to birdsong,