“A voyage of discovery to be as “well” as a chronically ill person can be”
The Sky Above You – May 2023
Jupiter is now in the morning sky, rising about 4 a.m. on the border of Pisces and Aries, occulted in daylight by the Moon as seen from Scotland on May 17th.
Walking Orkney: The Ouse, Finstown
A short walk – when the tide is low.
Mr Potato Head #OnThisDay
On 30th of April 1952, Mr Potato Head, became the first toy to be advertised on American television.
‘The Future of Humanity’ by Michio Kaku
‘Although the subtitle of this book promises ‘Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality and Our Destiny beyond Earth’,page 13 issues something of a warning note. “To do this, we will have to exploit the fourth wave of science, which consists of artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, and biotechnology’’
Film Corner with Njal Heddle: Pearl (2022)
“It’s an age-old tale of escape and aspiring to greatness, just with the odd bit of stabbing and sex with a scarecrow. “
Decrease in #Covid Hospitalisations
There were 278 new COVID-19 admissions to hospital. Hospital admissions for the most recent week are provisional and should be treated with caution. – Public Health Scotland
Mànran in May with Orkney Rocks! Choir
Have you got your tickets yet for Mànran who will be at The Orkney Theatre, Kirkwall on Saturday 6th May 2023 ?
Who were the Picts?
“Their unique cultural features such as Pictish symbols and the scarcity of contemporary literary and archaeological sources resulted in many diverse hypotheses about their origin, lifestyle and culture, part of the so-called ‘Pictish problem’.Dr Linus Girdland Flink of the University of Aberdeen
Garden Corner: by Mirran Hall
“MIRTH, Spring, to linger in a garden fair,/ What more has earth to give?” – Hafiz