Tag: Egilsay

  • The Miracle of Bishop William the Old

    The Miracle of Bishop William the Old

    Black and white India ink drawing of Bishop William the Old experiencing a miracle of Magnus the Martyr. William suddenly loses and regains his sight, and becomes convinced in Magnus’ saintly nature. By Orcadian artist Martin Laird.

  • Pilgrimage to Egilsay

    Pilgrimage to Egilsay

    Pilgrimage to Egilsay Egilsay is a small, sparsely populated island in Orkney, where the people seem to be heavily outnumbered by the horse-flies. There are a few small farms which face an uncertain future as Brexit threatens the EU farming subsidies they depend on for survival. Part of Egilsay is a protected habitat for the…