In the first half of the 19th century, thousands of women and girls were employed throughout Orkney plaiting straw. 'The Strawplaiters of Orkney' reveals the forgotten history of the working lives of women and girls in the islands. By Fiona Grahame. Paperback.
PRE-ORDER FOR EARLY DECEMBER Packed with images accompanied by informative captions, this book is by no means an academic volume, more a collection of wonderful photos taken by some of Orkney’s enthusiastic cetacean followers. by Graham Cambell, Robert Foubister & Martyn Lennie. All proceeds to RNLI.