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darkbrowneggs

  • Joined Aug 2010
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on Orkney now - green flares every ten seconds
« on: February 24, 2014, 08:37:43 pm »
Hi all  Made it to Orkney and am park up on high lookout point with fantastic views of islands all round.  Camera batteries went and probs with both phones, but hope for good day tomorrow again.


Sitting here facing north with curtains back I can deffo see a glow above the horizon  so hopefully somthing later.


But every ten seconds or so in the distance a green flare goes off.  Does this mean someone is in trouble out at sea?
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SallyintNorth

  • Joined Feb 2011
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Re: on Orkney now - green flares every ten seconds
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2014, 11:23:19 pm »
Lighthouse?  Or buoy?

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john and helen

  • Joined Mar 2013
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Re: on Orkney now - green flares every ten seconds
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2014, 09:33:23 pm »
its Red flare for danger… sound s like a starboard bouy

darkbrowneggs

  • Joined Aug 2010
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Re: on Orkney now - green flares every ten seconds
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2014, 11:09:56 pm »
Thanks - I know nothing about the sea  :eyelashes:
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

shygirl

  • Joined May 2013
Re: on Orkney now - green flares every ten seconds
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2014, 08:49:00 pm »
hope all is ok, its gone quiet....
no internet? or have you blown awa?

 :hug:

 

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