Cross-bones and a cross-looking skull

Cross bones - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The graves in St Magnus Cathedral are fascinating. What caught my eye with this carving is the anatomically correct cross-bones, with perfect hip and knee joints, and the sine-wave markings on the forehead.

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Groatie Buckies - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Love and Groatie Buckies

There are many Groatie Buckies on Westray's beaches. It takes real dedication to find them, though.

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Peeling paint - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Peeling paint

Sometimes I think there's more paint on the floor than there is left on the walls.

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