“I believe it could. It would require a few touches of vibrant colour, such as young families.
More people would be around to help, just as we did in our early days. They would, most importantly, have to respect and carry on the best of the old traditions and customs, which cover almost every aspect of island life, and, at the same time, develop new opportunities.
Then possibly, a frame could be placed round the picture, and North Ronaldsay could be displayed for all to see.”