An art installation based on George Mackay Brown’s cycle of poems ‘Tryst on Egilsay’ is to be opened on Saturday 1 June at St Clement’s Church, Rodel, Harris.
“Standing while black/This is my take on it”
As we are currently on the Island of Rothesay, this week I have chosen a poem about that very place. Beautiful Rothesay.
“I didn’t know I had a colour.”
A Woman’s Observation On The Fulmar
On February 24th 1923, the world famous steam train, the Flying Scotsman, went into service with LNER. It was the first train to run non-stop between London and Edinburgh, and also the first steam train to reach the speed of 100mph.
“My story begins in November 1769 when a Bank was started under the name Douglas,Heron & Co. “
“Robert Burns is Scotland’s poet but he belongs to the world….I make no apologies for beginning my story about Burns not in Ayrshire, but in America.”
“I didn’t ask to come here.”
Helen Woodsford-Dean and Ragnhild Ljosland have self-published an ebook of poems ‘They Wur Cheust Folk’ to commemorate the memorial to the historic victims of the witchcraft trials at Gallow’ha.