Anne Brundle wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> I think the whirlpool over the rock stack is down the west coast and
> might be Corrievrechan (apologies to anyone who knows how to really
> spell it). I remember a radio programme about it, I don't know what's
> under the swelkie, it may be another rock stack or it may indeed be a
> quern stone - but I hope never to be in a position to find out!
> It strikes me that the analogy of a rotary quern with a whirlpool might
> be quite widespread, since it seems like an obvious similarity.
> Best wishes
Thanks, I don't know why I thought the program was in Orkney connecting
it with the Swelkie.
Apparently it must have been the Corryvreckan off Jura see:
Video of the Corryvreckan:-
And not so good:
thanks those who replied, problem solved!