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darkbrowneggs

  • Joined Aug 2010
    • The World is My Lobster
Orkney - anyone live there?
« on: February 18, 2014, 12:13:52 pm »
Hi all - I am stuck here in Dunbeath at present, and there is yet another problem with the scooter which I wont bother to go into now, but I may just have to leave it here.  We will have to see


Does anyone live on Orkney, or know of anyone who does.  If I have to leave the scooter I may well be looking for someone who would perhaps drive me round to some of the interesting places and sights.  I would pay of course, let me know if there is anyone you can think of  :fc:



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Clarebelle

  • Joined Jan 2013
  • Orkney
Re: Orkney - anyone live there?
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2014, 02:48:23 pm »
It's a shame you are not asking in a couple of months, we have bought a house in Orkney but havent completed yet.

I don't know anyone up there at the moment either. Everyone I have spoken to has been really friendly. It might be worth asking on the poultry keeper forum too, I was told when I joined that there were a few members from Orkney.

There are also lots of Orkney facebook pages that might be worth a try if you are on facebook. Orkney Merkitplace and Orkney Communities would be good places to try.

I hope you find someone!

shygirl

  • Joined May 2013
Re: Orkney - anyone live there?
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2014, 02:57:14 pm »
malcolm  - or malc? lives on westray. he hasnt been on for ages tho. he used to breed pigs.
if you need any help - the orkney proboards forum is quite active and they are very helpful.

www.orkneyforum.proboards.com

https://www.facebook.com/PeedieOrkneyTours?fref=ts

http://www.greatorkneytours.co.uk/

have fun!  :excited: :excited:
« Last Edit: February 18, 2014, 03:01:06 pm by shygirl »

darkbrowneggs

  • Joined Aug 2010
    • The World is My Lobster
Re: Orkney - anyone live there?
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2014, 03:17:25 pm »
Thanks for that Shygirl.  I will try some of those links.  It looks like I will deffo be joining Facebook then  :thumbsup:
To follow my travel journal see http://www.theworldismylobster.org.uk

For lots of info about Marans and how to breed and look after them see www.darkbrowneggs.info

SallyintNorth

  • Joined Feb 2011
  • Cornwall
  • Rarely short of an opinion but I mean well
Re: Orkney - anyone live there?
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2014, 08:15:43 pm »
If you're on Ravelry, JaneKAL has recently moved to Orkney and is establishing a flock of Boreray sheep.  She's very busy at the moment with the Ravellinics so I wouldn't bother her until the Winter Olympics is over ;)
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darkbrowneggs

  • Joined Aug 2010
    • The World is My Lobster
Re: Orkney - anyone live there?
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2014, 08:22:45 pm »
Thanks   :thumbsup:
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For lots of info about Marans and how to breed and look after them see www.darkbrowneggs.info

 

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