“It requires great love of it deeply to read/ The configuration of a land”: Hugh MacDiarmid
Fresh to strong southwest breeze veering northerly and easing. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Mansie always made sure that on ‘rife nights’ such as Hallowe’en, Christmas and New Year’s Eve that there was food in the house for his faerie wife.
Strengthening southeasterly winds will bring some persistent rain to Orkney later in the afternoon and Shetland by evening. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Orcadian images are amongst those shortlisted for Historic Environment Scotland’s (HES) Visions of Climate Heritage competition.
The £250,000 power station was 154 feet long and 79 feet wide. Constructed by Orkney Builders using local stone and reclaiming land from the Peedie Sea, it would be powered by diesel oil.
Described in the Saga as: ‘the greatest man the western world has ever seen in ancient and modern times’- this is part of his story.
Orcadian artist Martin Laird and writer Fiona Grahame will be at the J.Gow Distillery shop, Lamb Holm on Saturday, 16th of October, where their book ‘Rebel Orkney’ is on sale.
Photographs or artwork which reveal the impact of climate change on Scotland are required for a Visions of Climate Heritage competition
Rain and strong southerly winds over Orkney. Maximum temperature 13 °C.