Scapa100

Peace-Land

Reflection - Remembrance - Response A hundred winters have passed since the internment of the German High Seas Fleet in Scapa Flow. Agreement over the fate of the Fleet would ultimately never be reached, forestalled by the dramatic acts of its officers and crew in June 1919. These verses reflect upon time spent waiting for [...]Read more of Peace-Land...

Events

Fair Saturday - HMS Pheasant Fair Saturday exhibition, HMS Pheasant 1917, 30th November, 2019 Northlight Gallery, Stromness, Orkney The story of the sinking of the HMS Pheasant is little known, even less known are the lives of its crew, all of whom where lost when it collided with a mine on 1st March, 1917 just [...]Read more of Events...

Welcome, Orkney, Author, Scottish, fiction, romance, poems, short stories

Gabrielle Barnby is a prize-winning writer of fiction, short stories and poetry. Based in Orkney she writes in a wide variety of voices and explores diverse themes from personal relationships to sense of place.  Free Reads Records of isolation and renewal. Coronavirus and the Beacon Coronavirus and the Football Everyone tells stories. Every day we [...]Read more of Welcome, Orkney, Author, Scottish, fiction, romance, poems, short stories...