Westray’s beaches are full of interesting finds. Whether it’s a groatie buckie (or Cowrie) on the tideline or the skeleton of the rusting hulk of an abandoned tractor, there’s always something interesting on the next beach. Here’s a rusting metal buoy from one of those beaches resting in my garden at Einar.
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The lack of trees on Orkney has meant that generations of people have relied upon driftwood and whalebone for building materials. Orkney's Neolithic ... Read more