Tag Archives: Orkney

Dark Enchanted Isle ~ Gavin MacGregor.

Reblogged from heritagelandscapecreativity: The small ferry left Stromness as the storm began to rise. With the distant island mountain already backdropped by troubled skies and foregrounded by rising waves, it struggled to land briefly at Graemsay, spilling out people and … Continue reading

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An Orcadian Diary (3): Maeshowe – near life, far life – Steve Tanham

The strange feeling in my head began when the Historic Scotland guide said, “We can’t really call it a burial chamber as no bodies were ever found here…” It wasn’t a headache, more of a lightness…. almost a prompting, an … Continue reading

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Rings of Earth and Sky – Steve Tanham

To find that time and circumstance Had placed us in an isle of fertile space Where others led us to a place A ring wherein the sky and earth would quarter meet There is no sense of wonder deeper Than … Continue reading

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