Sun and showers with a lovely light in the evenings
Arrived on the island 1300 hours
Found cottage on the edge of The Loch of Karbister.
Ceremony of the keys
Many phone calls to local ‘key keeper’ and owner.
Eventually a key keeper’s family turned up, with wrong keys.
We headed off back to Kirkwall. Straight into the arms of the nearest tea shop
Which was quite wonderful. Cake (lots) tea (lots) and outside a vintage car rally.
We a micro tour of the cathedral and then booked up for a major tour on Thursday. Much to do and learning to do without the Internet is character building.
|The view from the drawing room|