The PTO handwritten note reads: “Boat sailing from Stromness/Aberdeen on Wednesdays 12 Passengers only (1st Class). Ship fully booked with round trippers.”I remember being particularly worried about the weighbridge requirement! Photo below shows said van “Albert” being hoisted terrifyingly into hold of the Ola.
Some slides from 1970The picture quality varies depending on the type of film used. Agfa kept the colour better than Fuji, and of course the Orkney weather can vary tremendously between shots. Click on first, then choose slideshow option.
Diggers’ diet. Four of many saved Co-op bills. I recall lots of sardine sandwiches, digestive biscuits and treacle tarts.