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Northlink Ferries

Fulmar - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The crossing

It only takes an hour and a half to cross the Pentland Firth from Scrabster to Stromness on the Northlink ferry. Standing …

Risso's Dolphin - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

When language is lacking

I’m on the deck of the Northlink ferry from mainland Scotland to Mainland Orkney when I see a black fin in the …

Barquentine Thalassa - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Barquentine Thalassa

The Northlink Ferry from Scrabster on the Scotland mainland to Stromness on the Orkney Mainland is always entertaining, thankfully in a good …

Northlink Ferries - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Scrabster to Stromness by Northlink Ferry

The Scrabster to Stromness ferry across the Pentland Firth takes about 90 minutes. As we leave mainland Scotland for the Mainland of Orkney there’s a classic Stevenson’s lighthouse.

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

Accademicals

They say that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. That may have been true in the times …

Untouchable and Indomitable

Aberdeen. The oil capital of Europe. A place of granite and liquid black gold. A place of millionaires, the biggest heliport in …

Unhappy Vikling

Unhappy Viklings

An unhappy Vikling in the play area on the MV Hrossey – Perfect for 5s and under :)