With all this wind the logo became a pretty easy choice. Thurso get's all sorts of weather; snow, ice, rain, scorching sunshine... but every single weather comes with a healthy dose of north coast wind.
When I started this blog it was a journey of curiosity, an excuse to go walks and learn more about the local area. Who knew it was inspire me to try something new? When I wrote about the graffiti mural of Robert Dick I discovered he was a biologist and fossil hunter. When on Orkney…
Blink and you would miss it. Located inside an outbuilding is an odd and satisfying collection of old stuff. You don't go inside, but instead peer in from the windows and press your nose against the glass to see more.
It has been officially 2 years since I moved to Thurso. It was a gloriously sunny day, deceptively sunny as 2 years on the weather couldn't be more grey.
The main man in the work is Thurso's Robert Dick, geologist and botanist which explains the leaves and ferns and that.
This week Thurso is holding a German Exchange. See, the town of Thurso is twinned with Brilon. The towns were twinned in 1979.
Take a wander, as you will in Thurso, down the promenade and you will come across a patch of grass next to the Pavilion. There, amongst the grey and concrete stands a strange black and gold Victorian-esque statue. Now I’ll be honest. I walked by this thing loads of times and never really gave it…
The steps to the sea are unassuming, uneven, covered in grass and a totally pleasant surprise!