On this day 14th of October in 1788 the first steamboat experiment was held on Dalswinton Loch, Dumfries and Galloway.
I love my teeter totter/ and I can tell you why.
On this day 7th of October 1931 Desmond Tutu was born in Klerksdorp, Western Transvaal, South Africa.
Today, Thursday 4th of October is National Poetry Day. Its theme is Change.
“Heartwood”: a tree’s heartwood is its innermost core.
On this day 30th September 1955 US actor James Dean died as the result of a car accident. He was 24.
On this day 23rd of September 1889 Nintendo Koppai began manufacturing “Hanafuda” (flower cards) Japanese playing cards in Kyoto.
On this day, 16th of September, in 1400 Owain Glyndŵr is declared Prince of Wales
“Wind blows through the Ring of Brodgar,”
Nick Morrison is attending many of the events at the Orkney International Science Festival.