“A mix of heavy rain and thundery showers are expected across much of the country from Tuesday to Thursday, with the worst affected areas likely to be Easter Ross and the Great Glen, Findhorn, Moray, Nairn and Speyside, Tayside, Central, Edinburgh and Lothians and West Central Scotland.”
“we face the prospect of being evicted from the Euros against our will, which in a darkly comic kind of way rather sums up the experience of being Scottish in the age of Brexit.”
Focus on Scotland’s Landscape: Robbie McDonald
Robbie McDonald is a talented young photographer producing outstanding images of Scotland’s landscape.
Cumulative Positive Covid19 Cases in Orkney Now At 36
Looking at the R-number in Scotland it does seem that this localised approach, which ensures the economy and some social contact can still take place, is working – albeit slowly.
#Covid Update Scotland 22nd October
Numbers of recorded cases in Scotland continue to be of great concern including another positive test in Orkney.
#Covid19 Scotland Update: 15 Deaths
Fifteen newly reported deaths have occurred of people who tested positive for Covid19 in Scotland. The figures released by the Scottish Government today (20th October) also record 1,456 new cases – including one new case in Orkney.
Update On New Restrictions In Scotland
“High compliance with all restrictions adopted and mitigating measures put in place will give us our best chance of suppressing the virus without having to implement the most stringent restrictions.” Coronavirus Covid 19 Evidence Paper
Poetry Corner:Mary Queen of Scots
A poem of Mary Queen of Scots life.
Opening up Tourism – How Do We Make ‘Normal’ Safe ?
As the tourism sector begins to open up after months of lockdown The Orkney News looks at some holiday ideas.
Maps: The Shapes of Scotland
The use and meaning of maps was the subject of a fascinating online talk from Chris Fleet of the National Library of Scotland.