Harry Josephine Giles’s Deep Wheel Orcadia has won the prestigious Arthur C Clarke Award for Science Fiction.
Often drier across Orkney with some brighter spells, but still rather breezy. Maximum temperature 20 °C.
A new project utilising the amazing sound archive at Orkney Library and Archive has revealed a rich tapestry of stories recorded over a long period of time.
Straw was once the choice material for Orcadians which they skilfully twisted and prepared for a myriad of uses around the farmstead.
“Overall, this is a beautifully written book. I loved the poetic nature of its verses.”
Here in Canada, when putting a container of milk behind the wood stove to warm before making butter, he referred to as the “louty keg”…I think.
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Prof Stephen Hawking who uses augmentative alternative communication