Annie's Blog

Our self catering guests appreciate that we keep Annie's Place in tip top condition; this includes our garden gate and shoreline bench on Birsay Bay. Robin has been busy reparing the garden gate and developing garden walls and BBQ garden. I keep the weeds under control around the shoreline bench as well as thoughout the garden. Some photos below demonstrate our efforts!

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Guests to Annie's Place have not been able to enjoy Esme's Eggs recently because suddenly they have turned into little chicks! As photos below show.....10 tinies with their caring mum.   A chick in the hand...?? We are now calling them Rhona's chicks because she looks after them three times a day and checks they are safe from rats and the new threat to birdlife in Orkney...stoats.   We saw two stoats frolicking around Skara

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Self catering guests to Annie's Place often see wonderful sunsets from our garden wall. Recently the cloud formation along the horizon behind the Brough of Birsay made me think of cartoon characters from a Wal Disney film dancing along the top of the sea! The effect in real life was more dramatic than the pictures below but hopefully a little of the drama is evident. Note the flash from the

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