This moss is so beautiful in a tight pincushion on Westray’s rocky shores.
Mosses have been around since before plants evolved flowers and seeds and still have neither; they’ve carried on being successful without. There are 12,000 described species. That’s more than a life’s work to study.
Orkney Seal Rescue works to protect seals: they rescue sick, injured and abandoned animals. Here's one: Orkney Seal Rescue founded their registered charity ... Read more
In St Magnus Cathedral there is a wonderful stained glass window of Saint Timothy, the patron saint of intestinal and stomach disorders. Timothy ... Read more