Recently, friends and ourselves booked to go on the high level tour of St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall. Long-suffering and persistently observant readers will recall that I went on this tour many moons ago, but this would be a first for Our Lass.
I won't bore you with all the photos I took this time, not just because they are the same as the ones I took last time, but also due to the fact that I have a new compact camera and neither of my computers are happy opening up the file type which I ingeniously selected on the new device. I am such a muppet.
Mind you, I did have the
|These two items fit together to make a Bishop's chair or cathedra, hence the place where the bishop sits is a cathedral.
|Photo taken from above the transept, looking west.
|Panorama south to north, from Scapa Flow to Kirkwall Bay.
The cathedral is built of a mixture of yellow and red sandstone, and I will politely request that you hold that thought.