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“I recently read a story by George MacKay Brown called ‘Brig-O-Dread’. “
“I was looking for something to read – again.”
The University of the Highlands and Islands has teamed up with Book Week Scotland to create a collection of texts inspired by his work, displayed digitally as a scarf.
An Orkney Tapestry with Erlend Cooper. Orcadian musician and composer Erland Cooper will be featured on the Between the Ears programme An Orkney Tapestry on BBC Radio 3 today (Sunday 10th October), […]
“My approach has been to pick up the book, let The Fates decree where it opened, read that piece of writing, give my impression”
The book is a collection of poetry, short prose and essays in English, Scots and Gaelic celebrating the centenary of George Mackay Brown.
Whether you are a scholar of GMBs work, someone who recalls him in Stromness, or an occasional reader of his books and poems, this exhibition will be of interest to you.
“I’ve been trying to think of what to write to acknowledge the 100 year anniversary of the birth of George MacKay Brown.”
The summer exhibition ‘Beside the Ocean of Time: The Centenary of George Mackay Brown’ opens at the Orkney Museum, Tankerness House, Kirkwall on 12 June.