“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.”
The summer solstice this year was celebrated in Orkney at the Comet Stone, the Ring of Brodgar.
The action to address the problems created at the Ring of Brodgar, Orkney by several wet winters and rising visitor numbers has improved the conditions underfoot.
over the last 50 years ” annual precipitation levels have increased by over 20% in Scotland and ” it is now 1°C warmer”.
I had only ever known about Stonehenge so to come across other stone circles that were 1000 years older than Stonehenge was great.
Historic Environment Scotland are to spend a further £10,000 to try and improve conditions at the World Heritage Site, The Ring of Brodgar, Orkney.
104,224 visitors went through the doors of the Skara Brae centre between April and September of this year.
The Neolithic Heart of Orkney – or – ‘The Procession’
“Often, the only way I can deal with what’s happening around me is to remind myself that …..’There’s ‘nowt so queer as folk’.”