Thursday, 20 October 2011

Fossil of the day

A fish fossil, from the museum of Orkney.

It's so lovely, I can hardly believe it is real.

And since we are on Orkney, here is a picture of her girl guides, from 1917:

Don't they look splendid?

And a useful PS: I have never been to Orkney, but one thing I do know is that you should never, ever refer to it as 'The Orkneys'. People really mind about this. Same for Shetland, too.

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