2019 Rousay Show A very successful and fun weekend, spent baking bread (for the first time!), cakes and a traybake, and managing to win most points in baking overall I also tried my hand at flower arranging for the first time and somehow got ‘best
Labelled as the "Egypt of the North" due to the vast amount of archaeological sites on the island. Seemed more like the Wicker Man to me.
A selection of some of the artefacts I found while digging at the Knowe of Swandro.
First: a fragment of a soapstone vessel, seemingly reworked into a pendant. Imported from Shetland or Scandinavia. Most likely Viking in origin, though possibly older