The Rousay Clearances - Exodus from the Egypt of the North. Exhibition on at Northlight Gallery Stromness Orkney from Saturday 28th November to Friday 4th December

The Rousay Clearances

The Rousay Clearances – Exodus from the Egypt of the North For the 2020 St. Andrew’s Fair Saturday, Fiona Grahame and myself will be holding an exhibition of text and images concerning the Rousay Clearances. The exhibition is held in association with Cary Welling and Northlight Gallery, and we will be taking donations in aid […]

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Reflections of light rippling on the shallow beach on Egilsay, with clumps of seaweed visible. Rousay in the background blurred by depth of field.

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 […]

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The Brochj of Gurness in Orkney at night with solarised light trails

Dark light at the Broch of Gurness

These photos were taken at the Broch of Gurness in Evie, in the West Mainland of Orkney. It was a clear starry night and there was faint aurora borealis visible to the North behind Rousay. The photos are long exposures capturing light created by people with torches. The Broch of Gurness is an Iron Age […]

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