Many thanks to the wonderful Stronsay Limpet for permission to publish this account by Ian Cooper.
A woman of independent mind.
Scottish Government Announces £150,000 to Support Relief Efforts in the Wake of Cyclone Idai
“This funding will help aid agencies in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe to deliver life-saving support to local families and communities in desperate need, as will all public donations to the DEC Scotland appeal.”
Poetry Corner: Redemption Song
“Self-reliance Is the Fine Road to Independence.” Mary Ann Shadd Cary
When is a Raven, not a Raven?
When it’s a Rook!
Scotland Aims to be the World’s First Hydro Nation
“In addition, developing the next generation of water leaders will bring fresh perspectives on cutting edge science and supports the wider ambition to enhance Scotland’s talent base.”
Civil Contingencies & Emergencies with a No Deal Brexit
Yellowhammer: “often seen perched on top of a hedge or bush, singing. Its recent population decline make it a Red List species.”
Arctic Return Expedition 2019
“In March 2019, the Arctic Return Expedition team will return to Naujaat and embark upon on a 650-kilometre trek across Boothia Peninsula that will follow the route taken by Rae and his indigenous companions.”
Orkney Benefits from EV Car Sharing Scheme
Orkney’s OHAL is one of 8 Housing Associations in Scotland which will benefit from £510,000 investment from the Scottish Government.
Poetry Corner: My Baby Cries
Hungry,/my baby cries.
New Linguistic Survey of Scots
“Scots continues to play an important role in our cultural and everyday lives and informs both our identity and sense of place.”