Category Archives: Mapping and Walking

Depressive Cop 16mm film shot on Papay released

Depressive Cop (2016) by French film maker Bertrand Mandico has been released. A drepressed cop (played by Sergie Ivanov) attempts to investigate the case of a young girl, who’s distraught mother blames islanders for her disappearance. The girl reappears and … Continue reading

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Map Orkney Month: Imagining archaeological mappings paper published

Map Orkney Month: Imagining archaeological mappings has just been published in a new open access online journal Livingmaps Review (Vol. 1, No. 1). This is based on my contribution to the Public Archaeology 2015 project, in which 6 archaeologists and … Continue reading

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Kirkwall Grammar School S1 rapid counter mapping of the Ring of Brodgar

Check out these fantastic new maps of the Ring of Brodgar, Orkney World Heritage Site, made by Kirkwall Grammar School S1 students (all 125 of them) on 12th May 2015 on their Big Day Out. These are the results from … Continue reading

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Rackwick Survey 2015 & Archaeologies of the Old Man of Hoy

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Map Orkney Month Week 3: Groatee buckies, budgies and re-forming the pearl

Originally posted on Public Archaeology 2015:
Norna Sinclair: Stromness 12/03 A VERY windy start to the day and an invigorating walk to the viewpoint on top of Brinkies Brae, looking over Stromness to Hoy. Continuing on round the west shore and…

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Gathering all the fragments, encircling the island: walk around Papay in 3:52

Circular walk around Papay, Saturday 7th February 2015 in 3 hours 52 mins (08:07 – 11:59) encircling Papay Gyro Nights 2015 festival. Place references: Tredwell (PGN Studio) and Aalsker (scene of Depressive Cop party filming).

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Map Orkney Month – call for participants

Background info here This is a preview preview….. more coming soon: publicarchaeology2015.wordpress.com 

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