Wishing to leave behind the quiet isolation of her Orkney island life, Amy Liptrot books a one-way flight to Berlin. Searching for new experiences, inspiration and love. By Amy Liptrot, bestselling author of The Outrun and winner of the Wainwright Prize. Hardback.
The true story of a silent challenge. Hamish Rosie was born a health baby at his home on the windswept island of South Ronaldsay, off the north coast of Scotland, but at only ten months he contracted meningitis, leaving him profoundly deaf. By Maggie Gordon. Illustrated bu Hamish Rosie.
Memories of a vibrant Rousay childhood in the 1920s and 40s. Enter the childhood world of Phebe Marwick, who grew up in the Wasbister district of Rousay in the inter-war years. Formerly 'Rousay Remembered', freshly updated with additional stories, photos and poetry. Paperback.
Billy Cardno served as a cabin boy on the S.S Earl Thorfinn from 1958 until 1961. Here we share his memories of that time, from his first steps on the deck to the ship's final days. A revised and extended reprint of Sailing With Steam. A5 booklet.