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

Wet pebbles

The pebbles are beautiful and wet inside the mouth of this sea cave on Westray.

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 …

Stones in deeply etched caves - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) 2016 David Bailey (not the)

Stones in deeply etched caves

We’re exploring caves around the coast of Westray when we discover this wonderful depression filled with stones and pebbles inside a deeply …

Pebbles and Cobbles - photograph (c) 2016 by David Bailey (not the)

Pebbles, Cobbles and Boulders

I’ve always loved the Westray beach with “The really big pebbles.” I recently discovered that a pebble can’t be any bigger than …

Cave, Pebble, Rock

Cave, Pebble, Rock

On Westray there are numerous hidden caves and clefts in the cliffs and coastal rocks. Within them lie beautiful pebbles of different …

Manuport

Manuport

It’s a new word for me. A manuport; Something brought by a human from one place to another. Something which shows conscious …

Broken Stones
Broken Stones
Broken Stones

Broken Stones

“Like pebbles on a beach Kicked around, displaced by feet Oh, like broken stones They’re all trying to get home” Paul Weller …

Deceptive

Deceptive

A new day and a new beach to explore. This one is hidden behind long kelp drying walls. Over shattered rock and …