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The Eyes Have It - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The eyes have it

Visiting Westray as a tourist, one thing must strike you; You’re on holiday on someone’s farm. There are beautiful beef steers everywhere. …

Cattle at Inga Ness

Cattle at Inga Ness

This afternoon there was time to cycle to East Kirbest and walk to Inga Ness, skirting Skea Hill and to look out …

Bulls

Bulls

It seems that in every field of valuable cattle is a magnificent beast – the even more valuable bull. Strange fellows, with …

Judging

Judging

Judging at the Orkney County Show.

Beauty Parade

Beauty Parade

A character face, I’d say, rather than a beautiful or handsome one.

Cattle Panorama

Cattle Panorama

A landscape full of beautiful inquisitive cattle.  Wandering along the beach at Aikerness.

Hair on the Wire

Hair on the Wire

Sunset in the garden at Einar silhouettes the hair of the cattle rubbed onto the barbed wire in the fields.

Curiosity

Curiosity Cow

Westray cattle are a breed apart. I’m used to seeing docile unthinking beasts in Devon. Barely alive, seemingly semi-conscious, the Devon grass …