The 43rd St Magnus International Festival takes place from Friday 21st to Thursday 27th June.
On St Patrick’s Day The Orkney News celebrates Ireland’s John Philip Holland born Feb. 29, 1840, Liscannor, County Clare.
What is left to say……..
Alexander Graham Bell was born at South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh on 3rd of March 1847.
Poet James MacPherson died on 17th of February 1796.
Two poems on the theme of love – for Valentines and every day
On February 10th 1868 Jedburgh born David Brewster, renowned scientist in the field of optics died.
“I dedicate this, to Messrs Trump and Putin. Please, boys, play nicely.”
On this day 3rd of January the poet Edwin Muir died in 1959.
“The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.”