Tied down

When I first visited Westray I was amazed to see that everything was tied down. The wheelie bins; tied down. A static caravan; tied down. A trampoline; tied down, with a couple of helfy concrete blocks for good measure. When the wind blows here it blows to teach everyone a lesson.
I’m told that my friend who has the relatively high-sided box van no longer needs an inspection pit to view any problems with the axles or the exhaust. It has been laid on its side; by the wind.

Previous Post
Fulmar on Westray - photograph (c) 2016 David Bailey (not the)

Addicted to Fulmars

Yes, it's true; I'm addicted to Fulmars.

Next Post
Kelp Drying Walls - photograph (c) 2016 David Bailey (not the)

Seaweed, limpets, riots and arsenic

Burning seaweed on Westray used to be quite an industry. The island is still littered with low kelp-drying walls where the tangle of ... Read more

Feel free to leave a Reply :)