Frisky Hall

This photograph of Frisky Hall Inn was taken by Duncan Brown in 1856. This once popular Inn no longer survives. It sat within an orchard on the north bank of … Continue reading Frisky Hall

‘Is our island told in books?’

This short film is based on the photography of St Kilda by Robert Atkinson. Robert Atkinson’s visits to St Kilda were interrupted by a world war. The School of Scottish … Continue reading ‘Is our island told in books?’

Samson’s foot mark

In the old Ordnance Survey book of 1858 there is an account of ‘Samson’s foot mark’ at the west end of Thurso beach, next to a rocky outcrop known as … Continue reading Samson’s foot mark