“The existence of caves at about 80°N between 350 to 670 m above sea level in a very cold, arid area is a surprise in itself, for they require flowing water to form.”
“I’m reading ‘Galapagos’ by Kurt Vonnegut again – first read over 40 years ago. At times when madness surrounds me – I turn to Mr Vonnegut – his sanity and humanity.”
“I couldn’t help feel though part of the magic was missing.”
The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has announced it will be offering pregnant women the COVID-19 vaccine, in line with the vaccine roll out plan for the UK.
Gorse is important for invertebrates.
On 18th of April 1916, Edith Wharton, was appointed Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest award, for her contribution to the war effort.
MS Orkney has an exhibition of watercolours in the windows of Cafe 21 Kirkwall.
Part 5 of Duncan Lunan’s Guide looks at The Moon
18th April is World Heritage Day
“April the Eleventh…………Mooching at Tingwall……watching a Grey Wagtail………though why it isn’t called a Yellow Wagtail beats me!”