Dinner & A Book: Beside the Ocean of Time

The video is currently unavailable at this time.

About This Episode

Episode #609 - Beside the Ocean of Time by George MacKay Brown

Beside the Ocean of Time is set in the Orkney Islands, on the fictitious island of Norday in the mid 1930s. First published in 1994, the novel follows Thorfinn Ragnarson, a boy whose imaginary adventures take us back in time to important moments in the history of the island. Bored with school, he is thought to be lazy and idle by his sisters, the schoolteacher, and others on the island.

Original Airdate:
August 16, 2008
Last Re-airdate:
August 18, 2008

In This Episode


     A Simple Sea Scallop
    Clapshot: potatoes, carrots and turnips
    Lamb chops with Currant Jelly
    Baked Pear with Whiskey

The Book

Beside the Ocean of Time
By George MacKay Brown

Episode Resources

  1. Baked Pear with WhiskeyRecipe

What do you think? Leave your comments below.