Day: September 11, 2018

An Orcadian Diary (5): The Broch of Gurness

I was struggling with the height of the walls – 10 metres. I am distinctly medium in height; my two sons tower over me, at six foot, three inches each. But ten metres is a long way into anybody’s domestic sky; and yet that’s how tall the central stone tower of the Broch of Gurness was. The small cheeseboard (above) bought in Kirkwall, the … Read More An Orcadian Diary (5): The Broch of Gurness

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