Portnahaven Church Islay and the round Church Bowmore including the village at Bowmore were built on land owned by Daniel Campbell who traded in goods produced from the slavery economy.
At the 2023 Orkney International Science Festival (OISF) Neil Kermode OBE spoke about his personal view of the next 20 years in energy renewables. In this slide from Neil’s presentation, he plots the weight and volume against energy on a chart.
Electric hydrofoil passenger ferries and Scotland’s Programme for Government – what lies ahead for Orkney ?
“It is with dismay that we learn about mass redundancies and budget cuts to UHI’s Executive Office”
“My husband was called for what he thought was going to be a Covid plus ‘Flu vaccination. When he arrived at the hospital he was told that he’s only eligible for the ‘Flu jab.”
The original remnants were recovered in 1901 from the wreck of a Roman ship off the island of Antikythera in Greece, giving it its name. Initially it looked just like a mass of bronze and wood, corroded after its time under the sea, and was largely ignored as it looked too complex to be contemporary with the other finds in the ship, and was thought to be from a much later period.
Missing only a full moon, the lonesome wail of a coyote and a fire with a coffee pot on it, The Driftwood Cowboys performed to a packed Thursday night Orkney Club crowd, taking us on a journey through Cowboy musical culture.
Orkney’s ferries are ageing and fuel-prodigal – but what can replace them? Could it be new energy-efficient ships, or bridges or tunnels or causeways – or a mix of all the various options?
Emma Roddick MSP: New Energy Price Cap “will hit already struggling households with higher standing charges.”
“Essentially, due to the difference in how prices have come down, electric heating households will spend more to purchase a third less energy than the typical dual fuel consumption used to illustrate the price cap.”
“The book begins with a history of brewing; I did feel that more might have been made of the distinction between Real Ale and cask-conditioned beer, particularly since the CAMRA revolution is often quoted as the most successful consumer protest of modern times. From there it goes on to a history of the public house”