The game starts the moment you turn it on
Funding Boost Supporting Scotland’s Heritage
£3,566,935 has been awarded to 11 organisations throughout Scotland to support the work they do in promoting history and heritage.
The Lizard Mummies of Ancient Egypt
The contents of six sealed ancient Egyptian animal coffins, imaged using a non-invasive technique, are enabling researchers to understand more about the process and practices as never before.
Celebrating Scapa Flow 2023
To mark the 90th anniversary of the first flight from Inverness to Kirkwall – 8th May 1933 – the longest running passenger air service in Europe and the 78th anniversary of the opening of the Churchill Barriers – 12th May 1945, Another Orkney Production (AOP) have a series of events, Celebrating Scapa Flow 2023.
April 24th is National Skipping day.
Book Review: The Women of the Moon, Tales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage
Read Duncan Lunan’s review of this fascinating book redressing the omissions in Scientific discovery
Battle of Clontarf #OnThisDay
On the 23rd of April 1014 the Battle of Clontarf took place near Dublin, Ireland. And the Battle would have profound consequences for Orkney with the death in battle of Earl Sigurd II ‘the Stout’
Walking Orkney: Marwick Bay to Marwick Head
A short walk with stunning views.
Poor Diet Linked to Cost of Living Crisis is a Health Ticking Time Bomb
“For families on low income, the poorest fifth of the UK population need to spend 47% of their disposable income to consume a healthy diet according to the Eatwell Guide, in contrast to 11% needed by the richest fifth in the UK.” Professor Alex Johnstone
“Never rub another man’s rhubarb.”
Jack Nicholson as The Joker, ‘Batman’ (1989)