” this book is a love-letter to lighthouses, a paean of praise to their fidelity and continual presence in my life.” Donal S. Murray
On the 25th of July 1909 Louis Bleriot successfully flew his airplane across the English Channel.
“It was in the early hours of Saturday the 5th of March 1938 that a tremendous fire ripped through the buildings occupied by Gardens drapery, bakery and stores, Bridge Street, Kirkwall”
On 18th of July 1892, Ukrainian bacteriologist Waldemar Huffkine risked his life by testing his own vaccine against cholera on himself.
On the 11th of July 1877, Kate Edger graduated with a BA in Latin and Mathematics from the University of New Zealand.
Costa Hill, Evie- the site of the world’s first wind turbine which connected to the Grid.
On 4th of July 1785, Scottish geologist James Hutton presented his paper on uniformitarianism at a meeting of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
On from Friday 2nd to Thursday 15th of July in the Northlight Gallery windows, Stromness
The books are the entire collection of Mr John Bramwell, a life member of the society.
The ‘Improving Lairds’ and the Learmonths of Housebay: Robert Followed by His Son Donald Horne Learmonth
“uniformly of the finest quality of deep land, a good clay loam, and they are farmed in a style that cannot be surpassed anywhere in the kingdom.”