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Who says cleaning should be unpleasant?

Deep cleaning is something normal. Or we think so… When it is time again to put everything aside and to deal with another home cleaning, we do not stop saying that sooner or later the end of the detailed cleaning will be seen. In order to fix the mess around us without getting bored,

How to proceed when it is time for end of tenancy cleaning?

Before we start cleaning, we should make a short plan that to help us check all the urgent tasks easy and fast. Usually, we deal with home cleaning during the weekend when we are not at work and have no other important obligations to think about. We roll sleeves and grab the vacuum cleaner

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St Lucia’s Day is 13th December and used to mark the winter solstice under the Julian calendar.  It is especially celebrated in Scandinavia.  Traditionally a young girl wears a crown of candles and a white dress with a red sash.  The festival predates Christianity and coincides with the ancient festival

Local Webcams

- We have linked to a number of webcams at locations all over Orkney, providing live streams of Maeshowe, Sandy Ranger seal cam and the views onto Kirkwall harbour. We will be adding additional webcams so please check back again soon. Orkney Nature Webcams This is the RSPB’s ‘Divercam’ – showing live footage

Shopping

Gift Shops Orkney’s gift shops stock many stunning, locally produced arts and crafts, especially in the high streets of Kirkwall and Stromness. Jewellery, pottery and colourful textiles are especially prominent, and you are sure to pick up a beautiful reminder of your visit.

Winter draws in and bird numbers soar

Although the exciting southern bound migration is beginning to slow down with the onset of winter, there will still be a movement through for a while yet. At the moment the county is enjoying a widespread irruption of blackcaps. Obviously having enjoyed a successful breeding season they have moved away

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