45 degrees. No, that’s not the temperature in Fahrenheit. It’s the angle at which people have to walk in this wind just to keep upright in Orkney. If there’s ever a still day, there must be people falling over all over the Islands, with nothing to keep them upright.
Pierowall is Old Norse for 'Small Bay'. We seem to have forgotten that in modern times so Pierowall Bay means Small Bay Bay.