Archive for July 10th, 2017

Storytelling at The Orcadian Bookshop

A special storytelling event is to be held at The Orcadian Bookshop this week. This Thursday, local storytellers Tom Muir and Fran Hollinrake will be spinning yarns from 7pm to 8pm, upstairs at the bookshop The event is part of the as part of The Orcadian Story Trust’s fundraising efforts. The trust runs the annual […]

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Conquering the Old Man of Hoy — by tightrope

The Old Man of Hoy has become a somewhat of a pilgrimage for climbers in recent years, and it is believed that as many as 50 folk tackle the 449ft sea-stack each summer. Until last weekend, however, it is understood that no one has ever walked to it by highline. Last Saturday, local photographers Peter […]

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