Mathematics, making and birding

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  Fair Isle bird made by Tommy H Hyndman At Da Fishin’ Hands premiere at the community hall I noticed a beautiful Fair Isle jumper in shades of mossy green and later discovered that the wearer was Inges grandfather Stewart, a retired Light House Keeper, fiddle player, spinner and spinning wheel maker.  His wife Annie... Read More ›

Sexy Peat/Tìr mo Rùin

Pentland Road shieling

I have started writing this moor blog whilst on a residency in St.Kilda.StLouisRamsJerseysOnline It seems that both these places have become defined by the notion of remoteness and as such are comparable. Also the language, culture and archaeology of both are largely shared. To fully experience both St. Kilda and the Moor it is necessary... Read More ›

Andy Crabb's short film Sea Changes

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Cheap Jerseys china Sea Changes, part 1 featuring Karine Polwart from Andy Crabb cheap jerseys on Vimeo. Filmmaker and SAMS artist-in-residence Andy Crabb joined Cape Farewell’s Northern Isles expedition in August/September and reflects here on the first days of sailing in Orkney waters. Sea Changes is the first part of a film about Cape Farewell’s... Read More ›

Abundance

Pioneering individual and community investment in renewable energy projects Abundance Generation is a new platform that lets small investors put their money directly into tangible, productive and sustainable assets – earning an attractive return from investing in UK renewable energy projects. Hundreds of communities and tens of thousands of individuals across the UK will be... Read More ›

Air falbh leis na h-eòin – Away with the Birds

Compass Hill, Canna. Photo by Hanna Tuulikki

28 June 2013 Listen here to an extract from Hanna’s diary: Voices at Dusk http://www.capefarewell.com/seachange/wp-content/uploads/canna-diary-extract-13.mp3   29 May 2013 Listen here to an extract from Hanna’s diary: Tracing Lines http://www.capefarewell.com/seachange/wp-content/uploads/canna-diary-extract-121.mp3 19 April 2013 The creation of Air falbh leis na h-eòin: Hanna on tumblr 14 January 2013 Listen here to an extract from Hanna’s diary:... Read More ›

Bird Yarns inspires 'Tern', by musician Mick Slaven: Listen here

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Tern, written and performed by Mick Slaven   Listen here Copyright control Mick Slaven, 2013:  www.trickyhat.com/mick–slaven.html Riding the Breeze Bird Yarns made a brief landing at Letham Nights in Fife late last year and managed to share the stage with Coal Town Daisies and The Bevvy Sisters. Letham nights aims to bring high quality music to... Read More ›

Oliver Rowe's Pop-up Cafe on Tobermory Beach

Oliver Rowe's pop-up cafe on Tobermory Beach. Photograph by Kenny Taylor

This summer chef Oliver Rowe cooks local produce in a Pop-up café on Tobermory beach. Read More ›

Bird Yarns. Deirdre Nelson

Photo by Deirdre Nelson

  Birdyarns is gathering supporters and followers with each and every landing, each time making connections in new, exciting and unexpected ways . Recently singer Jo Mango (uk.myspace.com/jomango) got in touch having spotted Creative Scotland’s post about the birds landing in Glasgow. Much of her songwriting involves birds in one way or another so she... Read More ›