“And so, we move into Broad street, where our first ‘port of call’ is Tankerness House, where we find a very worn, very old, carving over the doorway, and also another green plaque.”
“In 1771 Magnus entered the service of the Hudson’s Bay Company as a labourer and remained with the company for thirty years. At this time two thirds of the workforce of the company were Orkney men and I’m sure he would have known several men who had already signed up. “
“The first Original the company released was Cicero. Cicero is an interesting series of six interconnected hour long radio drama style productions focused on the legal career and personal life of famous Roman orator Marcus Tullius Cicero.”
“We parked in the car park behind Bruce’s Stores, near the end of Victoria Street and cut through to the street. We turned right, and walked to where Union Street crosses Victoria Street, turned round, and …began…looking up.”
As part of the events to celebrate International Women’s Day, The Orkney News’ short Animation ‘A Gude Cause Maks A Strong Erm’ will be showing at the Phoenix Cinema, Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall.
The Neolithic World was “a world where nothing is stable or static, materials and substances are able to leak and flow.”
St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney was lit up with the colours of the Fairtrade movement as Orkney marks its participation in a series of events all this week.
“Resilo is a very simple but highly effective holistic therapy. It uses a gentle rocking motion which directly soothes the nervous system.”
“I was walking along by the harbour, in Stromness, when I noticed a Seagull, cruising, quite high, in across the water, with something in its beak. “
The Moon will be New on March 6th and Full on March 21st, the day after the Spring Equinox. It will be the third successive ‘Supermoon’ when the Moon is Full at its closest to Earth.