“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.”
“I was marvelling at this – that a person can make something with such precision, almost instinctively.”
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.
“Friend Andrew sent me a picture of some Blewits which he and wife Sigrid had foraged on a visit to a friend”
“A morning of turf removal exposed impressive stone curbing, which enclosed six neatly cut paving slabs.”
Lotte sent me information about the current exhibition of her new work, at The Watermill Gallery in Aberfeldy.
Written after reading ‘Skara – The Fourth Wave’ by Andrew Appleby
“Having just finished ‘Skara – The Fourth Wave’ by Andrew Appleby I thought I’d write of my response to reading this book”
One of the threads weaving through this year’s Orkney International Science Festival is the theme of foraging.
“Andrew and I were discussing the good, nay great, news, that Dr John Rae has won the RICS Pride in the Profession Mappers Award”