The north end of Westray is completely different from the south. There are bare cliffs, epic rock features and spectacular waves.
Sunset over the waves It's sunset on Westray and I've abandoned the car on the grass and marched off to the sea. It's magnificent… read more
Splash! The seas are magical here. There are exhilarating waves at the Knowe o' Skea. Out on the skerries, the wary… read more
The North our home, the sea our friend #5 The turquoise water off Westray breaks like a lacework of ice, frozen at 1/2000th of a second. read more
The North our home, the sea our friend #4 Earth exists in a goldilocks zone for life; the temperature is just right for liquid water. We are all here… read more
The North our home, the sea our friend #3 As soon as you look at the universe as a whole, everything looks very different. As soon as you look… read more
The North our home, the sea our friend #1 In Latin, that's 'Boreas domus, mare amicus'. It's the motto of Orkney. Isn't the sea amazing? It's the power and… read more
Westray Coast 50 – Day Two My adventures on the second of five days walking the entire coast of Westray. read more