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Skara Brae Prehistoric Site, Orkney

Skara Brae Prehistoric Site, Orkney, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on Skara Brae, one of Britain’s best prehistoric sites which has achieved World Heritage status.

This village was occupied for about 600 years (3100BC to 2500BC) , a period which spanned two distinct phases of occupation with most of that which is currently visible representing the final phase which was built over the levelled earlier site.

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Fishing Boats at Kirkwall Harbour

Fishing Boats at Kirkwall Harbour, Orkney

This evening, I am focusing on the historic, yet vibrant, town of Kirkwall, capital of Orkney, a group of islands north of the Scottish mainland.

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Colourful Lupins at Greenbank

Colourful Lupins at Greenbank, Glasgow

This afternoon I resolved to pay  one of my periodic visits to Greenbank Garden, south of Glasgow. The weather comprised a mix of sunshine and showers culminating in a light  hail storm. These conditions produce some interesting light conditions which are conducive to contrasts and highlighting the wide variety of colours which range across a wide spectrum of pastels, multiple shades of green, yellows, reds, purples and more.

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