The Ring of Brogdar

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On the Ness of Brogdar between the lochs of Harray and Stenness, there’s an immod­erate string of stone circles, burial mounds and more or less mysterious ancient sites … it’s a bit ridiculous really.

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The raking evening light was beautiful but it was a lot colder than it looks.

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The colossal stones made anything in Cornwall feel very small indeed.

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I suppose we really could’ve done with a spooky misty twilight … but we weren’t complaining.
The atmosphere was as mystical and magical as you could hope for with the wind in the grass and the lonely burbling of curlews.

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