Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Last Days of Maes Howe

The rain hasn’t stopped for whole seasons crops don’t grow, the animals are sick. All are hungry and cold. There are squabbles and fights. The news goes round it’s agreed. The cairns must be closed up But what of those freshly dead? … Continue reading

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A Summer Visitor to Skara Brae

A Summer Visitor to Skara Brae Come in, come in out of the wind. Warm your self by the fire. Now tell us your news. We’ve fresh crab or wild boar let me sprinkle it with green herbs. Taste our … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Puffins

After the gales of last night the day dawned grey, cloudy and showery. But with some scrutinising of the weather forecast, and deciding to believe it, a trip to the Brough of Birsay was planned. Oh and a consult of the … Continue reading

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30 Days Wild Official Start Date

After the wild weather yesterday things had calmed down somewhat this morning. The day started sunny and clear with fine views across to a field where there were at least 4 hares foraging. I’ve never seen so many in one … Continue reading

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