“It looks like now, the RSPB is mainly interested in what is cost-effective. ” Letters page
RSPB Cuts Hoy Warden Hours
“The RSPB has taken the decision to cut the RSPB warden post in Hoy to a part time job.”
Weather Forecast: Heavy showers Orkney at first, otherwise isolated light showers. Windy.
Strong to gale force southeast winds. Maximum temperature 12 °C.
‘And thyme and mist in whiffs’
“Ah! Seaweed smells from sandy caves/And thyme and mist in whiffs,”
‘Then they put on gold”
“Then the whole fieldful of queens/Swirls in a dance”
The Amazing Cochno Stone: Scottish Prehistoric Rock Art
Sketch by W. A. Donnelly (dated 1895) of the Cup & Ring marks on the Cochno Stone, West Dunbartonshire. Published by John Bruce in 1896 image via The Urban Prehistorian
“We used to live in Gloucestershire, just outside Stroud, and nearby on the escarpments are a range of ancient sites”
Is Mr. Fabricant Real?
“There is a Tory M.P. called Michael Fabricant, and I find it hard to believe that he is real.”
Talks, Grub And Guidebook At Kilmartin Museum
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Rendall Old Kirkyard
“Considerate mowing leaves a summer meadow”