“We are delighted to receive support from the Scottish Land Fund to purchase Balfour cottages. ” Davie Campbell, Project Manager, Shapinsay Development Trust
Take A Walk Along Shapinsay’s Reflective Routes
A wellbeing project has just been launched to help people handle the pressures and challenges of life by taking a walk in Shapinsay.
Weather Forecast: Showers frequent, heavy at first. Seasonally mild, but brisk winds.
West to southwest winds strong, perhaps near gale across Orkney. Maximum temperature 10 °C.
“Mike was talking with someone about Storm Arwen and discussing the places in Orkney which are more sheltered, and which are more exposed. “
“I have never, ever looked back” – David Mowat, Shapinsay
David was anxious about falling into debt and was having a “hard battle just to try to keep warm.” Feelings of loneliness and isolation were increasing
Janet Fea and the Burning of Sound
Thrust into a chair with a sword at her throat, Janet Fea, was forced to watch her house burn to the ground.
Sunsets & Sunrise around Orkney
Here is a collection of Sunsets and Sunrise mainly over Kirkwall Bay, Orkney, taken from Seatter Cottage, St Ola, 2018 -2019. Love oor wee cottage with its views. Pictures taken by Kenny Armet, […]
Improvements to Shapinsay Ferry Vehicle Parking Area
Improvements to the marshalling and parking areas next to the Shapinsay Slip in Kirkwall is due to start next week.
Bernie Bell: Orkney Walks (with Stories) – Shapinsay Ingenuity – Auskerry Hospitality!
“To get to the Broch of Burroughstone, park, considerately, by the road, and follow a well-defined path through farmland, to the Broch. “
Hydrogen Seminar Stromness
One of the main drivers is to “decarbonise” Transport and Heating fuel thus reducing CO2 emissions