“Lots of happenings at Ousdale as usual – most importantly we saw the inside of the broch filled with gravel, to inhibit the growth of weeds and ensure a more stable surface. “
Traditional Inuit knowledge and values are at the core of the work of Qaujigiartit. Children, families and communities are at the heart of what they do – ‘being heart centred’.
St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall, Orkney was lit up in red to commemorate Armistice, on 11th of November.
“ Translation – Agreements must be kept. Perhaps the oldest pillar of international law, and one which the Westminster Parliament was trying to avoid.”
Today The Orkney News remembers Orcadian, Dr Mary McNeill, whose devotion and self-sacrifice in serving others is humbling
“In 1953 HeLa cells were the first human cells to be successfully cloned.”
Once again time to look at another one of the most important games of all time with Mario’s leap into the 3rd dimension.
The latest Between Islands film which has gone online is from Orkney’s Tom Muir and Alison Miller.
“Nettles are often regarded as a nuisance, but they are a natural and abundant superfood. They are packed full of nutrients and vitamins and I really wanted to find a way to maximise the benefits they offer.
“During the Han dynasty in 132 CE, polymath Zhang Heng invented an ‘instrument for measuring the seasonal winds and the movements of the Earth’ (Houfeng Didong Yi, for short): the first seismometer. “