On this day the 27th of January 1820 a Russian expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev discovered the continent of Antarctica.
“Reading Richard Wallace’s poem No Guarantee set me off on a line of thought about………..trying to deal with what life, whether through our parents, or teachers, or ‘partners’, or events, have put into us. “
Closing date for applications is Friday 1st February 2019.
“I encourage anyone with an interest to get in touch with the review, particularly those with experience of the assessments during the 2018/19 academic session.”
Perhaps the greatest love song ever written A Red Red Rose by Robert Burns has been translated into many languages. Here are just a few of them.
“My story begins in November 1769 when a Bank was started under the name Douglas,Heron & Co. “
“Robert Burns is Scotland’s poet but he belongs to the world….I make no apologies for beginning my story about Burns not in Ayrshire, but in America.”
“Here we are at the end of the journey my friends. Sauron’s mighty armies have been destroyed and there is a king in Gondor once again.”
The future for EU nationals in the UK will be debated by MPs on Monday 28th of January in the House of Commons.
News From Orkney Islands Council. Website overhaul beginning soon