“My approach has been to pick up the book, let The Fates decree where it opened, read that piece of writing, give my impression”
Poetry Corner Celebrates #Equinox
“Wind blows through the Ring of Brodgar”
Beyond the Swelkie
The book is a collection of poetry, short prose and essays in English, Scots and Gaelic celebrating the centenary of George Mackay Brown.
Poetry Corner: Got Them Big Old, Bad Old, Liner’s Back Blues
“It gave me them big old, bad old liners are back bluuuuuuues.”
2021 HebCelt Survival Sessions #BetweenIslands
“After all this time it’s amazing to get together, and especially because so much work has gone on behind the scenes to make it happen.”
“Life, what is it but a dream?”
A Boat Beneath a Sunny Sky by Lewis Carroll, Image by Rosie Hopkins
Renga On The Round
“It all started when Fiona-As-Was-Next-Door sent me an email and photo from her new home near Beauly, telling of how she found a lovely big pink fishing float with poetry on it left by her door.”
And They Send You Nice Things Too!
“As someone in ‘Alice’ advised, I’ll begin at the beginning, go on to the end, then stop. “
Exhibition: ‘Beside the Ocean of Time: The Centenary of George Mackay Brown’
The summer exhibition ‘Beside the Ocean of Time: The Centenary of George Mackay Brown’ opens at the Orkney Museum, Tankerness House, Kirkwall on 12 June.
Bringing Scott’s Poetry To A New Audience
A million-pound project will enable the publication of a complete edition of Walter Scott’s poetry and help to make it accessible to new audiences.