“The Cairns is so very important archeologically.”
Cancellation of The Cairns Dig
We’re sorry to announce that, due to unforeseen circumstances, this summer’s excavation at The Cairns has been cancelled.
The Dates For The Cairns!!!
After a pause of two years the archaeology dig at The Cairns, Windwick, South Ronaldsay, is set to happen again!!
Honeysgeo – As Sweet As Its Name!
“Mike was on his Easter break, it was a sunny day, so we drove down to South Ronaldsay – admiring the daffodils along the roadsides on the way”
Weather Forecast: Cloudy and windy with patchy light rain at times.
Strong west to southwesterly winds, gales for much of the morning especially for the west. Maximum temperature 10 °C.
Great News for Unique St Peter’s Kirk South Rondaldsay
“My parents and grandparents are buried in the kirkyard and my father, the late Reverend Picken who was minister of the Parish in the early seventies, instilled in me a deep conviction that the building was of national importance and should be preserved.”
Two Go Oyceing Again – Or Should That Be Oosing?
“We carried on along the road, and noticed the outline of the Burnt mound as marked on the map, just up the hill to our left. There’s another one further along the road, as you turn up the hill.”
Weather Forecast: Low cloud, fog in east at times, brighter in west.
Some brighter spells in the west at times. Maximum temperature 16 °C.
The Misty Moisty Oyce Of Quindry
“We were heading for a walk along by the Oyce of Quindry in South Ronaldsay, and were wondering if it might be a bit murky when we got there”
Kirkhouse Revisited – 1. 1. 2021.
“New Year’s Day 2021 started with some heavy rain showers – verging on sleet – but, if we let showers stop us we’d never go out! “