A great easy recipe with potato, asparagus and chicken
In July 1901 a heat-wave hit the eastern United States. 9,500 people are said to have died from from heat related causes. 724 of the fatalities in the city of New York.
“The Scottish Government is committed to fulfilling its role as a responsible and compassionate global citizen and this aid from our Humanitarian Emergency Fund will provide essential help to those in desperate need.” – Neil Gray, The Scottish Government’s International Development Minister
“Can we afford to stay?”. And I don’t think we can.
Light winds. Maximum temperature 18 °C.
“The chemical signals act as pheromones that bewitch male flies and cause an incredible urge for them to mate with lifeless female carcasses. “Henrik H. De Fine Licht
“The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now.” ― Chinese proverb
He was to become one of the most important traders in Kirkwall but David Ramsay was not from Orkney. What brought him to the islands in the early years of the 19th century and what drove his success?
Image by Noel Donaldson
Light to moderate breeze. Maximum temperature 17 °C.