Letters To Barbara
Last updated 22 weeks ago
Travel graphic novels: the art of illustrated wanderlust
Discover the art of travel graphic novels via 10 masterpieces of the genre. Excellent creators like Joe Sacco and Guy Delisle will take you on a journey around the world. Graphic travelogues and memoirs to fuel your wanderlust. #books #travelogues #graphic #novels #adventure #wanderlust #fiction #literature
Tales for Troubled Times - page 3
Listen free to Scottish storyteller Tom Muir. In his soothing voice, he gives us traditional stories, Viking sagas, fairytales and folklore online. Storytelling has always been a way to cheer, calm, inspire and guide us. We need our wise stories now. Listen at home with your whole family. #Orkneyology.com #folkloreonline #storiesonline #folktales #storytelling #bedtimestories
Orkney's Italian Chapel Restoration - Antonella Papa in Orkney
Orkney Islands must see, the Italian chapel, is a fragile work of art. Find out more about its story and how to visit the Italian Chapel at #Orkneyology.com. We are absolutely delighted to announce a new page on Orkneyology by our friend, Antonella Papa. She shares her love of Orkney and its people and her story about the Italian Chapel restorations. Enjoy! #ItalianChapel #WWII #POWs #trenchart #Scotlandtravel
St Magnus Cathedral - Orkney's Light in the North
St Magnus Cathedral -This 'fine stone minster' of red and yellow sandstone has been the glowing heart of the isles of Orkney for almost 900 years. During its long history, the cathedral has been used to dry Viking sails and as a prison for accused witches and other 'criminals.' It has played unwilling host to Cromwell's troops and seen more weddings, funerals and burials within its walls than can be known. Get the story from Orkney's storyteller, Tom Muir. #Orkneyology.com #Scotlandtraveltips
4 Days, 5 Dogs, 6 Flights, and 1 Trip Around The World Via China — Sick Girl Travels
Travel is full of surprises. Read all about my exciting and unintentional trip around the world in 4 days to rescue 5 dogs. #rescue #rescuedog #dog #china #travel #chronicillness #disability #accessible #accessibility #volunteer #chronicpain #Moscow
15 Sustainable Tips for Flying
Do you want to become a more responsible traveler? Here are 15 responsible travel tips - including how to offset air travel to help you travel sustainably. I sustainable travel tips I travel tips for flying I responsible flying tips I travel tips for sustainable travel I sustainable flying tips I how to reduce your carbon footprint I food travel tips I reusable travel gear I #responsibletravel #sustainabletravel #traveltips
She Disguised Herself as a Man ...
Isobel Gunn disguised herself as a man in the 18th century to sail to Canada and work for the Hudson's Bay Company. Why would she want to do such a thing? And what became of her when she was discovered? Read Isobel's story on #Orkneyology.com. #Orkneystories #feminism #Scottishislands
An Italian Writer's Inspiration from Orkney's Italian Chapel
Read how Italian playwright Inga Sempel was inspired by the true WWII romance between an Orkney Islands woman and an Italian POW in Orkney. Find out more about how to visit Orkney's Italian Chapel and the stories that remain. #Orkneyology.com #ItalianChapel #Italian #Scotlandtraveltips #Travelstories
The Orkney Storytelling Festival, Orkney Islands, Scotland - Watch Free Online!
During this year of restrictions when we're unable to hold live storytellng events in Scotland, we've made Orkney Storytelling Festival 2020 films for your enjoyment. Enjoy the stories and please feel free to share them with your friends. Maybe we'll see you in Orkney next year for the (We hope!) live version of the beloved Orkney Storytelling Festival. #Orkneyology.com #folklore #folktales #onlinestories
Who Built Orkney's Churchill Barriers and the Italian Chapel?
Coriolano Caprara is a 100-year-old WWII Italian veteran. He was in Orkney when the Churchill Barriers and Italian Chapel were being built, a POW who was far from family for over six years during the war. Read his touching WWII memoir and more Orkney stories on #Orkneyology.com. Find out why you should plan your trip to Scotland's Orkney Islands! #Scotlandhistory #Scotlandtravel
Why Was John Rae Blacklisted by Charles Dickens?
Discover the impressive story of Orkney's little-known arctic explorer at #Orkneyology.com. Find the best places to explore and hear Orkney's stories from Orkney's only traditional Orcadian storyteller, Tom Muir. #JohnRae #arctic #explorers #Orkney