Anne Scott once told me that when asked as a child what he wanted to do when he grew up the young Alex Carrick said that 'He could think of nothing finer than making the shells for pies!'
Above - St. Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall
Right-Stones, rather than trees, form the natural and cultural landscape of the Orkneys.
All photographs supplied and reproduced by kind permission of Charles Tait Photography, Orkney.
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