Daily Archives: March 4, 2021

The City and the Stars – revisited – Britain’s oldest stone circle… Steve Tanham

New evidence from the past two years’ work on Orkney has revealed breathtaking perspectives on the nature and importance of the finds at the Ness of Brodgar… (1000 words, a ten-minute read) (Above: technical reconstruction of Structure 10 and its … Continue reading

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It takes an island… #Arran #Scotland #friendship

Originally posted on Barb Taub:
Then catch the moments as they fly,And use them as ye ought, man:Believe me, happiness is shy,And comes not aye when sought, man.—A Bottle and a Friend, Robert Burns A thank you letter to Arran.…

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The giftie…

There is a ‘wishing squirrel’ tied around my wrist. Its cord matches my dressing gown. The red squirrel. ‘Tufty’ to most of my generation in this country… has been under threat from the invasion of its grey cousins for years … Continue reading

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