The book and its illustrations are the combined work of Marianne and her friend Elisabeth Holder.
On 20 August 1872, poet William Miller died.
Reading Carl Mullins piece about moving to Orkney, reminded me of when we were trying to sell our house in Suffolk, all the stories of the folk who came to ‘view’.
Last weekend saw the end to the agricultural shows in Orkney, to celebrate I’ve chosen The Holy Fair, how much has changed I wonder.
Today we are going back, very very far back, nearly 100 years (ok more like 80) to 1936 with ‘Things to Come’ a British black and white science fiction film
Well, I can’t actually hear it, but watching it is a pleasure.
The gowdspink comes in new attire, /The brawest ‘mang the whistling choir,