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The stranger on the shore - The Hall of Einar - photograph by David Bailey (not the)

The stranger on the shore

Westray has no sandstone rocks, yet it has occasional sandstone pebbles on its beaches. Here’s one. It was brought from the island …

Tree ring cobbles - photograph (c) 2016 David Bailey (not the)

Tree-ring cobbles

On Westray the traces of Lake Orcadie are everywhere. 380 million years ago this land we now call Westray was in the …