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.
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.
Who would have thought that plain Mary Balfour, born and bred in the far Orkney's, would become Mary Brunton, best selling novelist, rival in her time to Jane Austen, and a leading light in Edinburgh's then flourishing and sophisticated literary circles?... By Mary McKerrow. Foreword by Fay Weldon. Hardback.
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.