About the Broonie

Illustration of the Copinsay Broonie, drawn by Bryce Wilson

Drawn by Stromness resident Bryce Wilson, the mascot of the Orcadian Story Trust is the “Broonie” (or Brownie) of Copinsay. Copinsay is a small island, now uninhabited, at the Eastern edge of Orkney. As for the Broonie… you can read the his story, and many other things, over on Orkneyjar.