On Hogmanay I’ll be alone/Surrounded by my kin,/Who, from their places on the walls/Will bring the New Year in.
The University of Aberdeen’s Zoology Museum which turned 50 on December 17 has launched a Memories Project to gather the recollections of visitors over the decades as part of a year-long programme of celebrations.
Jock Skinner was Storekeeper for the Northern Lighthouse Board in Stromness.
“Christmas is – what you make it – season of goodwill and all that – not necessarily to do with excess and expense. “
“from the ages of 3 to 5, I went to a local nursery – St. Pat’s. I have clear and good memories of it.”
“Strange what Lock Down makes us do.”
This is not a review of specific artists but more of a statement on how we enjoy music and how it triggers memory.
I showed my pics of Maitland pier almost completely submerged during Storm Brendan to a friend , that unlocked some pages of Finstown history.
“I was having an exchange with a chum, about……….. families, memories, photos, times changing. “
“I’m still reading ‘Underland’ by Robert MacFarlane – it’s not the kind of book that you rush through!”