Eighty nine crew were aboard HMS Pheasant when she was lost on 1st of March 1917.
“Maak Fir Da Light” by Jenny Napier Keldie
This film in the Between Islands project by Shetland’s Jenny Napier Keldie tells the story in song of Samuel Angus Ward.
Sea Eagles, Stockins and Sojers
Hoy, is the most dramatically spectacular of the inhabited islands of Orkney.
Wick – LOOKOUT!
Volunteers in Wick have been incredibly busy restoring a defence structure from World War 2.
“It’s the great, big, broad land ’way up yonder”
Scotland’s links with Canada stretch back for centuries
Not Just Concrete:Elegance, Beauty and the Unexpected in Orkney’s Wartime Remains
“That is a perfect description of this exhibition of photographs by Ian Collins. “
Joachim Ronneberg An Obituary
An obituary to Joachim Ronneberg who led a successful commando attack during WWII who died on October 21st aged 99.
The Ness Battery Stromness
There are still many places in Orkney that stay open over the winter season – and the Ness Battery is one of them – but you have to book in advance.
Bernie Bell: Rerwick, Tankerness
patterns which look vaguely human, reminds me of some ancient rock art
Orcadians Mark Merchant Navy Day
Merchant Navy Day, 3rd of September 2018, was marked in Orkney with a wreath laying ceremony at the Kirkwall War Memorial on the Kirk Green.