Follow the link to find out about the witches on Orkney and what became of them.
Today the place if execution is in a built up area of Kirkwall. I often point it out as where the witches of Ork ey were executed. Today there is a stone which acknowledges they were just ordinary people, who lived in very different times. Continue reading Many of my Trike tours pass the small green at the top of Clay Loan the place where Orkney Witches were executed.
The view from my backdoor at 07:15 this morning ,by 07:30 mist had all but gone. Forecast is good for the weekend, living the dream on Orkney.
Plenty of availability if anyone wants a go on the Trike just give us a call or drop us a message.
Proof that Trowie’s do exist and I had a lucky escape on saturday. Think this one was from Shetland but I could be wrong.
Always be on your guard!!
There is a discussion to how long “blackenings” have involved the bride and that it also happens else where around Scotland. It is, however , part of Orcadian life today so should be celebrated.
I am glad tho’ that I didn’t have to go through the ceremony when I got married.