“we sat on a conveniently placed bench to eat our sandwiches, hoping to see an otter, and noticing that there is still some snow on the Hoy Hills, on the 22 March.”
Today’s poem is Empty Streets by Matthew Holloway, rather fitting with the current state of affairs.
Before we were confined to barracks one of the simple pleasures was visiting the ZeroWaste Yard in Stromness and having a good rummage.
Call of the Primitives is a late season 3 episode of G1 Transformers.
“Gene’s comb was sticking out of the back pocket of his jeans, and one of Reene’s friends dared her to go and get it.”
The year is 1961: The Russian cosmonaut program is about to send its first hero Yuri Gagarin out into space and beat the Americans to at least that first hurdle in the space race.
Hoy, is the most dramatically spectacular of the inhabited islands of Orkney.
Further back in the Eurasian human story BY STEVE DRURY
On 22nd of March 1895, the Lumière brothers, Auguste and Louis, put on show their first film at the Société d’Encouragement à l’Industrie Nationale.
Keep the music going – add your favourites in the comments and they will be put into the article