Saturday, 28 January 2012

They Came, Saw and ...

These Norse settlements on Rousay look substantial enough. When the Vikings invaded Orkney, as well as other parts of Britain, there was, apparently, mayhem followed by a constructive phase. A new book, From Machair to Mountains, emphasises this intermixing feature. Oxbow Books may be a useful source for this publication.

Scottish Islands Explorer - pleased to report how things settled down

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