The British Isles is currently in the grip of one of the coldest winters for many years and whilst it is creating travel chaos, the scenery is simply stunning.
The Orkney Isles can have warmer winters than on the mainland but 2009/2010 must be an exception.
For all Orcadians reading this article, your ex-natives would love to know what orkney looks like this winter.
Please send us your pictures, stories and even video which we can feature on this site.
If you are a professional photographer on the island, why not send us some images and promote your business at the same time.
Have any of you been lucky enough to see the Aurora Borealis this winter?