Orkney International Science Festival has announced its schools programme for this year. Each year in addition to its public programme, which is freely available to school pupils to visit, the Festival provides a special further programme for schools only, delivered direct to the various individual schools with no charge.
Busy Kirkwall Lifeboat Sees 3 Launches in 1 Week
Kirkwall RNLI return back to the harbour to transfer casualty to ambulance. Image Credit: Kirkwall RNLI
The Sky Above You – June 2023
The Moon will be New on June 4th, and it will be Full on June 18th, near Venus and Mars on the summer solstice, June 21st.
New Exhibition ‘Portraits of Nature’
The exhibition features work by Ingrid Budge, Magdalena Choluj, Rebecca Marr, Cat Moore, Robin Palmer and Frances Scott.
Sgathaich: Advance Wars
“Advance Wars is a turn based strategy video game that sees you take control of a CO of an army and faced off against another CO of an army to try and defeat that foe, either by capturing their HQ or destroying all their troops. “
Weather Forecast: Rather Cloudy but mainly dry
A rather cloudy day with plenty of dry weather around, although a little light rain and drizzle is possible. Some brighter spells are possible, especially across eastern parts. Occasionally fresh westerly or northwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 13 °C.
Emma Roddick MSP – these are “anti-democratic actions by increasingly desperate Tories”
“we have a clear series of examples of political decisions that shine a light on Westminster’s contempt for devolution and the Scottish Parliament.”
Seeking the Stones: A 19thC Visit to Orkney
‘My meditations near the Ring of Brogar were momentarily interrupted by an Orcadian peasant. “Can you point out to me,” I asked ” The ring of Bukan?”
Letters: Supporting People With Hearing Loss
“RNID, the charity supporting people who are deaf, have hearing loss or tinnitus is looking for volunteers to support our vital work across the UK.”
Weather Forecast: Rather Cloudy Today
Perhaps some brighter spells across Orkney later. Maximum temperature 11 °C.