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April 2009

Mallimack

Mallimack

A Fulmar glides past like a flying boat over the Knowe o’ Skea on Westray.

Knowe o' Skea

The Knowe o’ Skea

Looking out across the Knowe o’ Skea where an important Iron Age burial site gives tantalising clues about the culture of our …

Hair on the Wire

Hair on the Wire

Sunset in the garden at Einar silhouettes the hair of the cattle rubbed onto the barbed wire in the fields.

Electrickery

Electrickery

Panic sets in. When you’re on an island which only got mains electricity in 1980 (or so I’m told), with no cooker, …

Bucket

Rain in the Bucket No More

Einar has a new roof on the old school building. Now there’s no more need for builder’s buckets to catch the rain.

Noltland Castle

Noltland Castle

Noltland Castle is a monument to political intrigue, plotting and rebellion. It now stands ruined and alone, its gun-loop eyes empty. Ravens …

Noltland Wall

Wall

The walls surrounding Noltland Castle are so beautifully made and such a natural part of the landscape with their lichen covered stones.