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

Early blue light

I usually have no idea what the dawn is like. I’m sure that if you looked at the number of photographs I …

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

The bit in-between

Winter days on Westray are very much like the short flight between Westray and Papa Westray. The flight is the shortest scheduled …



Broad horizons. Breathtaking clouds. Constantly changing skies.    That’s the view of Westray from my window.

Sunset through broken windows - photograph (c) 2016 David Bailey (not the)

Sunrise through broken windows

In art classes when I was a teenager I used to love using blue with red, orange and yellow. It is a stunning combination. No more so than in nature, and there’s nothing that my dirty, broken windows can do to dull the spectacle. In Orkney, just a sunrise is so spectacular it’s as exciting as an eclipse.