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Our garden and music making is continuing to thrive! Following the challenge of Robin's 2018 Fit as Fiddle venture which led to him being voted as a finalist for Scotland's Charity Champion, we continue to promote MiHC by opening our garden to visitors. We very much enjoy chatting about our garden, flowers, Birsay and Orkney in general to those passers-by who choose to come up to the garden gate. We

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A recent guests has asked if the seals are still singing in Birsay Bay and can be seen from our shoreline seat. Yes! and here is a picture taken by another guest as proof! If you come to stay at Annie's Place for your holiday you can feel as relaxed and contented as these seals.            

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Puffins are the most popular birds for holiday makers to Annie's Place. Everyone hopes to see them on the Brough of Birsay and we were very successful a few nights ago, crossing immediately on the turn of the tide when the tidal path had only about an inch of seawater covering it. Puffins were clearly visible on the cliffs and not perturbed by the late disturbance of our visit. Our grandaughters

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