The Fairy Dance - an cartoon earth mound chambered cairn with a yellow sky

The Fairy Dance – a forthcoming animation

The Fairy Dance – a forthcoming animation The Fairy Dance is a forthcoming animation inspired by the traditional Scottish fiddle tune of the same name. It tells a cautionary tale from Orcadian folklore regarding the dangers of dealing with the “peerie folk“, also known as Trows or fairies. (‘Peerie‘ is an older form of ‘peedie’, […]

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The New Adventures of Saint Magnus in the 22nd Century. "I now appear in these degenerate days, when virtue's fled and vice triumphant sways." Words attributed to St. Magnus by an anonymous poet, 1773. In post-apocalyptic Orkney Saint Magnus roams the land slaying the cannibal humans.

The New Adventures of St Magnus

The New Adventures of Saint Magnus in the 22nd Century Magnus Erlendsson was beatified as a Saint due to his pacifism in life, and death by martyrdom. During the Battle of Menai Straits, which was a Viking raid on Wales, Magnus had refused to fight, staying aboard ship to pray instead. He was eventually murdered […]

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Alexander Graham protesting unfair tax levied on Stromness, standing behind a wealthy Kirkwall burgher with a protest placard.

Alexander Graham

Alexander Graham v. the Royal Burgh of Kirkwall Alexander Graham was a merchant who lived in Stromness, Orkney, in the 18th Century. At the time Stromness was growing from a tiny fishing village to a sizeable town due to its convenient location on the North Atlantic trade routes. This put it in competition with the […]

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