Orkney’s Andrew Appleby was one of 2000 attendees at the 2022 Arctic Assembly held in Reykjavík, Iceland on 13-16 October.
Rare Pottery Raising Money For Orkney Charities
“Harray Potter Ltd currently supports four charities: The John Rae Society; The St. Magnus Way; the Orkney Japan Association and The Longhope Lifeboat Museum. I offer these mugs for sale to support any of these Charities.”
A Wee Bit Of Fungal Foraging From The Harray Potter!
“I sent a pic. of a Wood Blewit which is in our garden to my chum Andrew – the Harray PotterI – who in return sent a mouth-watering, seasonal recipe…as follows……”
Is It A Whale? Is it a Walrus? Is It The Deepdale Monster?
“Orkney’s John Rae Society’s Fundraising group had the bright idea of asking supporters to do special sponsored challenges to raise urgently needed funds for our active Society.”
Using Our Senses/Losing Our Senses
“I was marvelling at this – that a person can make something with such precision, almost instinctively.”
‘Blessings Upon This Water Closet’
The Rt Revd Anne Dyer, Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney for the Scottish Episcopal Church, has been in Orkney to pilgrimage with a small group along the St Magnus Way.
Mushroom Memories – Fungal Foraging!
“Friend Andrew sent me a picture of some Blewits which he and wife Sigrid had foraged on a visit to a friend”
Hall of Clestrain – Archaeology final round up – for now!
“A morning of turf removal exposed impressive stone curbing, which enclosed six neatly cut paving slabs.”
Something Good – From Lotte Glob
Lotte sent me information about the current exhibition of her new work, at The Watermill Gallery in Aberfeldy.
Poetry Corner: Bull
Written after reading ‘Skara – The Fourth Wave’ by Andrew Appleby