Known to the Inuit people as Long Strider, Dr John Rae should be famed for his exploits not only as a hero of the Victorian Age but also today and yet this Orkney born Arctic explorer was vilified in his own time.
Stories of our time by Robinson RR – at Orkney Museum
‘Can the stories of the past act as a lodestone for us to navigate our way to a safe haven in the sea of troubles of our present day?”
Noel Donaldson: Westray
The Queen O’The Isles
The Sea Between – at the Northlight Gallery
The Sea Between will be open from the 8th to the 18th October.
The Old Kirks of Orkney – Part One
“Orkney has many kirks. Some, little more than some stones in a field, some ruinous, some semi-ruinous”
Fun Palaces at Orkney Library
Exhausted teddy bears at the Orkney Library Fun Palace
Poetry Corner: Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika
On this day 7th of October 1931 Desmond Tutu was born in Klerksdorp, Western Transvaal, South Africa.
Celebrating First Year of Orkney Men’s Shed
Saturday 29th September saw the First birthday of Orkney Mens Shed in Finstown.
Increase in the number of Scotland’s Fish Farms Failing to Comply with Environmental Protection Measures
“We’re clear, environmental compliance is non-negotiable” SEPA
Pages of the Sea at Waulkmill Bay
UPDATE: This has been relocated to take place at Scapa Beach