On the 12th of February 1429 The Battle of Herrings took place near Rouvray in France, just north of Orléans. England was at war with France.
In At Hatston
Some images of the French warship in at Hatston, Kirkwall
Developing Floating Wind and Green Hydrogen
“Strong international partnerships will be critical to developing Scotland’s hydrogen economy and delivering our net zero objectives. I look forward to further collaboration between France and Scotland in the continued development of this work.” Michael Matheson
Edith Wharton #OnThisDay
On 18th of April 1916, Edith Wharton, was appointed Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest award, for her contribution to the war effort.
Poetry Corner:Mary Queen of Scots
A poem of Mary Queen of Scots life.
“No Keeping Well Back” : Eric Milroy
“It is said that we compress time when it falls within our own lifetimes, and expand it when we think of times past. But having the privilege of being here reverses the process. Today, the life of Eric Milroy isn’t our past but our present.”
Sporting Matters: Bringing it all Back Home
They think it’s all over. It nearly is.