The Westray coastline is so beautiful on a glorious day it’s hard to know whether to look up, look across or look down.
On the west side of the Island there are cracks in the rocks with beautiful lichens peppering the surface:
I’m fascinated by the angles at which the rock cracks.
It’s rare to look at an Orkney sky and see only one type of cloud, unless, of course, it’s foggy:
There’s a different texture to each type of cloud formation.
There’s also a texture to each rock, with barbed wire on the rocks, barnacles surrounding rock pools and lichen in pale tufts and in white crusty platters:
Today the Atlantic is both blue and green:
If stones could speak, what would they tell us? Here, an isolated rock appears to be carved in Viking runes:
I think it’s saying “Look all around. It’s a glorious day.”