Orkney is full of stone which shows fossilised wave patterns and mud cracks. Orkney’s geological history has been a complex one involving water and drought and water and drought. Here’s a rock with visible fossilised mud cracks made even more visible by the barnacles which are sheltering in the slightest of depressions.
Orkney Museum has a fabulous reproduction of a beautiful and seriously unscientific map of Scandinavia showing the islands of Orkney, which was originally ... Read more
The sun is already half-way down past the horizon when this Fulmar flies past, lit up with glorious low golden light.