Great news that Orkney’s extremely successful International Science Festival will again go online for 2021 2nd to 8th of September.
“There are so many ways in which people helped, across the whole community. We had a wonderful range of videos created for us, and a wealth of material on food and drink.”
“The North Ronaldsay sheep are members of the northern short-tailed group and are quite small only about 25 kilos in weight. They were formerly found throughout Orkney . “
Dr Nina Baker, took us on a journey on Thursday 10th of September, celebrating the work and influence of women engineers from the earliest innovators in flight with balloon technology, through to the Space Age.
“This year’s Orkney International Science Festival was started off by Professor Tom Stevenson. “
“for ardent followers of the Ness excavations, there are on-line events included in the Orkney International Science Festival”
“In this year’s on-line Orkney International Science Festival there are a number of events about how to make imaginative use of things we find on the beach – shore-line Wombling, if you like!”
Wendy Barrie of the Scottish Food Guide, described the many foraged plants which can be used in cooking to make flavoursome meals.
Megan Taylor (Wild Orkney Walks) took us on a delightful virtual walk from Finstown up to Loch Wasdale as part of the Orkney Foraging Fortnight.
‘when you are doing something you love, you forget about everything else….constantly reminding yourself that you can do this.’