Suicide of a Captain

Last year I visited Thurso bay to visit the memorial to Captain Michael Atwell Slater [1796-1842] the hydrographer who helped chart Scotland’s coastline. Alas, I found that his memorial had … Continue reading Suicide of a Captain

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