Some brighter skies possible in the afternoon across Orkney. Maximum temperature 14 °C.
Fresh to strong westerly winds. Maximum temperature 17 °C.
The dig runs on weekdays from July 5 until July 16. Visitors are welcome to visit the dig between 10am and 4pm.
The actions and legacies of those who left Scotland and travelled to the colonies of the British Empire during the 18th and 19th centuries will be discussed at a two-day online conference this week.
Fresh westerly or southwesterly winds, becoming strong at times in afternoon. Maximum temperature 15 °C.
” examples of the varied forms of re-use of structures and the materials they were made from.”
“I believe that we are closer to reclaiming our land than ever before. Political will based on a wide consensus for change is now in play.” Rob Gibson
The folk in charge of the dig at Swandro, Rousay, have reluctantly but sensibly decided that this year’s dig will have to be postponed until next year.
There are only a few copies left of the publication available to purchase which went with the recent exhibition “The Rousay Clearances: Exodus from the Egypt of the North. “
“Although I may have to leave the land, I am prepared to speak the truth, and will not be cowed by landlordism. I consider as Burns says – ‘a man’s a man for a’ that’” James Leonard