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

Sun dog

I’ve seen a sun dog before but never this clearly. There are two of them either side of the sun. Here’s one …

Beguiling - the cliffs of Orkney's coastline - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)


A calm day flying over the coastline of Orkney is beguiling. Looking below at the beautiful fresh blue water there’s little hint …

The top 10 reasons you shouldn't visit Westray - from

The top 10 reasons you shouldn’t visit Westray

Friends and relatives often ask me whether Westray is a good place to visit and my answer is always very clear. “No,” I say. “I wouldn’t recommend it.” Here then are my top ten reasons why you should never visit Westray.