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March 2014

Westray Sky - photograph (c) 2016 David Bailey (not the)

Westray Sky

The clouds are as insubstantial as gossamer and float in ethereal whisps above the rugged rocks.

The Scaun - photograph (c) 2016 David Bailey (not the)

Birds on The Scaun

Shags and gulls face the wind as huge turquoise waves break at The Scaun. It’s the definition of ‘invigorating’!

Muster Stations

Muster Stations

It’s time to board the Westray Ferry and to hear the familiar Orcadian voice telling us about the ‘Emergency Procedure’ and ‘Muster …

Rust bucket

Rust bucket

Rust peppers the sides of an abandoned ambulance at The Tomb of the Eagles.

The Tomb of the Eagles

It’s a stunning day on Mainland Orkney and there’s plenty of time for a trip to The Tomb of the Eagles. The …

Human hands

Human hands

Human hands encircle the Totem Pole carved by the First Nations and Orcadian Totem Pole Carving Project in 2007.

Totem Pole

First Nation

Orkney is alive with archaeology, with neolithic and bronze age sites scattered all around the Islands. It’s a fitting place for a …