Fresh southwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 16 °C.
“Many of the old ways of life were similar in widespread farming and fishing communities, and are now fading from the places which can be linked by tales such as those told by Patrick-James – and Robert Rendall”
“I’m continuing to read ‘Orkney Shore’, in which Robert Rendall mentions the muddle which the Latin names for shells had got into due to different people in different places using different spelling”
” In this book the autobiographical thread is the indispensable bit of twine round which local nature lore has been crystalized: the records of Orkney marine life from past and present are the sugar candy.” Robert Rendall
The Robert Rendall Building in Stromness (aka the Old Primary School) opened its doors to the public on Saturday 26th of October.
A special open day is being held on Saturday 26 October, from 14:00 until 17:00.