Thursday, 11 February 2016

Seeking Protection

An application to grant European Protected Geographical Indicator (PGI) status has been made on behalf of North Ronaldsay wool and mutton. The seaweed-eating sheep of the most northerly Orkney island (below) have been considered distinctive for centuries, but their products now need to be 'ring-fenced' from brands that imitate. Read The Orcadian account and consider the work of aerial photographer Adrian Warren (1949 - 2011) who, alas, lacked protection against aggressive melanoma.

Scottish Islands Explorer - protected by copyright laws
Digital Edition: certainly worth considering

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