ancient village, atmospheric,
windswept life so long
(Scara Brae in the Bay of Skaill on mainland Orkney is the best preserved neolithic village in Northern Europe, It was revealed by a violent storm in 1850. Some 5000 years old, it was inhabited before the Egyptian pyramids were built.)
thrashing tail, distressed
trapped by lobster creels
A detailed account of this encounter appears today on my blog ‘By The Wobbly Dum-Dum Tree’. There are also a couple of clips on Youtube. Look for ‘Orcan Adventures Whale Rescue’ and ‘Skipper Frees 40ft Humpback Whale’
an unmissable photo opportunity
This week I shall be posting some small impressions from my recent trip to the Orkney Isles off the Northern-most tip of Scotland. This first one was a stop on the way!
Tended by monks
Has it slipped memory?
This is the last of the pre-scheduled posts for now! With luck I should be back on-line and ready to approve comments tomorrow.
a butterfly skips
across this journal page
Kathy Uyen Nguyen (A-Lotus)
You can read more of Kathy’s work at Origami Lotus Poetry and Origami Lotus Stones.
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Please note that for the next few days all posts on this blog have been pre-scheduled. I may not have Internet access until approximately 25th May so any comments left on this blog during that time will not be approved until my return.