Join us again for the latest episode of Tales o Hoy. On this, our penultimate journey, we visit the Old Man of Hoy and hear the adventures of Orkney’s most famous sea stack including becoming a TV sensation and being wooed by mermaids.
Click here to hear the audio and visit the interactive map and a wealth of photographs and information from this episode.
Narrator: Marion Clark
Contributors: James Stockan / Gordon Hill / Lee Shields / Dan Lee / Margaret Reid / Jack Rendall / Tom Muir / Sheena Taylor / Jimmy Moar / John Aberdein (reads Tom Patey) / Iain Talbot (reads Dave Lockwood)
Music: James Watson, Wooden Sole Music
Credits: The Orcadian / Orkney Library & Archive / Tom Patey One Man’s Mountains published by Gollanz 1971