Annie's Blog

We are excited that soon Annie's Place our self catering accommodation in Orkney will be having a make - over but not to bring it up to date, but rather to affirm its heritage. Annie's Place, as part of The Old Manse of St Magnus Kirk, Birsay, was built in 1761 and its first minister to take up residence here was the natural historian, George Lowe. We plan to return

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Our Garden is flourishing and popping open as often as possible for visitors to be entertained by our Fit as a Fiddle fiddler as well as making donations to Music in Hospital and Care: if you are nearby come and visit the garden, or book for a holiday at Annie's Place!  

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In Orkney, this coming Sunday, Marwick Head will be the first viewpoint for Robin Barr's Fit as a Fiddle challenge to raise funds for MIHC Scotland. This link:  https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charity-web/charity/displayCharityCampaignPage.actioncharityCampaignUrl=Fit_as_a_Fiddle_Challenge_2018  provides full details of this charity venture. This includes details for supporting Robin in raising funds for musical events to take place in centres for children/adults with additional needs, care homes, hospices, and hospitals throughout Scotland. Robin will be accompanied by Leslie Burgher, Chair

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