What the current impact assessments don’t do is factor in the wider implications for wildlife and biodiversity on proposed large scale developments.
Mànran in May with Orkney Rocks! Choir
Fans of folk band Mànran will be pleased that the band will be at The Orkney Theatre, Kirkwall on Saturday 6th May 2023.
Harnessing my creative brain & my new-found joie de vivre
“Now I find myself in a place where I must relearn to control my thoughts and sudden impulses, all whilst being careful not to constrict my creativity.”
‘Their haven under the hill’
Image of Stromness by Mirran Hall
Chocks Away: An Orkney Good Friday, 1949
Back in 1949 the recently formed Orkney Flying Club held a Dinner Dance at the Cosmo Ballroom.
How and when horses spread across the American West
“For decades the mainstream story of the horse in North America has relied on Euroamerican accounts that often discount the antiquity and complexity of Indigenous responses to and relationships with their horses. This study is a first step in correcting these established narratives among both the academic community and the American public.” Brandi Bethke
Revealing the Secrets of The Stone of Destiny
Today the Stone of Destiny is in the care of Historic Environment Scotland (HES) on behalf of the Commissioners for the Safeguarding of the Regalia. HES have been conducting forensic tests on the Stone using a variety of techniques.
The Church in Stronsay Part 2
“With the difficulty in travelling when roads were very poor or non-existent, a number of other small chapels also existed on Stronsay at various times, “
Obituary – Ryuichi Sakamoto – Sayonara Mister Lawrence
On Sunday we received the sad news of the death from cancer of Ryuichi Sakamoto, the Japanese composer and musician, born in 1952.
FND – The Neurodivergent in me
“If by chance you picked up this piece of paper. I would like to thank you for reading it and I hope that you related to it somehow”