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  A Year of Orcadian Tradition

"I weigh day and night" says March, the shopkeeper.
"There you are sir - a shillingworth of sun."


March In Orkney, March is the month of lengthening days and the spring equinox. The long dark winter is behind us and a summer of long days and darkling twilights lies ahead.
  March sees the "Vore Tullye" - the spring struggle between the evil Teran and the Mither o' the Sea.

During this time, the islands are battered by incessant winds and storms, said to be the result of the violent clash between these ancient spirits of winter and summer.
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