Banks tomb; video blog of the dig.

Exciting news from Orkney! A new Neolithic tomb has been unearthed, quite by accident it would seem too! While Orkney is not short on burial chambers from the Neolithic (think of the famous Maeshowe and the Cuween Burial chamber above Finnstown) what is so exciting is that this time the excavation can be seen via [...]

A Thousand Screaming Spirits…

Off the northern edge of the Scottish coast, lies a Sacred Place, the Orkney Isles, where Neolithic man made his home in the far distant past, raised Sacred Circles of stone, and built many Sacred tombs for their dead, while they lived in stone built villages and worshipped long forgotten Gods. When I first climbed the gentle sloping path up the hill to [...]