In Latin, that’s ‘Boreas domus, mare amicus’. It’s the motto of Orkney.
Isn’t the sea amazing?
It’s the power and the fragility, the permanence and the transience, the intensity of the colour and the monotony of the monochrome, which gets me every time.
The sea can be a friend, but only to the wary.
Atlantic Wave I love walking the west coast of Westray. On a beautiful day there's no place like it. I've been enjoying… read more Heartwave One August day, while walking the wild west coast of Westray I experienced the most marvellous Atlantic waves. The intense… read more Fire and water I'm off on a trip to the far west of Madeira. There's a lighthouse at Ponto do Pargo which sounds… read more Splash! The seas are magical here. There are exhilarating waves at the Knowe o' Skea. Out on the skerries, the wary… read more