Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Another Peat Stack

This photograph of Gordon and Ida Watters, the last inhabitants of Fara, an island in Scapa Flow, Orkney, was taken by John Bulmer. The peat stack looks sufficient to have provided protection from low temperatures, strong winds and driving rain - all of which must have been encountered.

Scottish Islands Explorer - has stocks of material to withstand the Winter

1 comment:

Richard Evans said...

The Island was offered for sale in 1960's for £500.