Thursday 28th May 2020,
Frontiers Magazine
  • The Swan – restored Shetland herring boat (Swan collection)

    The Cod Hunters

    The Cod Hunters tells the story of the Shetlanders who fished for cod around the north Atlantic in their cod sailing smacks. Fishing at Greenland, Iceland, Faroe and Rockall, the cod smacks returned with cargoes

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    Painting the waves

    I’m fascinated by the movement of water and how it reacts in different circumstances, how it breaks and how the energy of the wave expels itself. It is constantly changing. As a small boy I

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    A lesson from the dandelions

    Nature could well be our anchor over the next few months. Such a special time of year… it just carries on ….” – 20 March 2020 Imagine your life as a front room with sofa,

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    A springtime treasure hunt

    Iwent on a treasure hunt round my home in Kinlochbervie. I found diamonds, an ivory bowl, a silver ingot, a ruby ear pendant, a painting by Monet, a grotesque brooch, ancient armour, Dutch lace, a

  • Tim Dolan by the Loch

    Tim took them through

    On World Whisky Day, 16 May, we send greetings to a friend of many years, Dr Tim Dolan in Aberlour, Moray, whose impact on the distilling industry has been immense. He is one of the

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    75 years of the Churchill Barriers

    Tuesday 12 May is the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Churchill barriers that link Burray and South Ronaldsay to the Orkney mainland via Lamb Holm and Glimps Holm. The current situation has postponed

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    3D printing and sewing for the NHS

    Sir Paul Nurse called for the Dunkirk approach for the coronavirus. Many small craft in the water can help the fewer large ones with their work, he said, referring to laboratories for COVID-19 testing. It’s

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    Linking towers for fire safety

    Bill Graham, a chartered engineer and inventor with various patents to his name, has come up with an idea to assist fire safety in high-rise blocks like Grenfell Tower. He explains his thinking. The natural

  • Bracelet from fabric scraps

    Turn waste into wearables at home

    There is a kind of poetry in the creative process of transformation of unwanted, pre-loved and discarded materials and giving them a new life. Old T-shirts, fabric scraps, discarded plastic … Now’s an ideal time

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Posted On May 11, 2020 | Comments Off

Tuesday 12 May is the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Churchill barriers that link Burray and South Ronaldsay to the Orkney mainland via Lamb Holm and Glimps Holm. The current situation has postponed [...]

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3D printing and sewing for the NHS

May 11, 2020 | Comments Off
IMAGE 3 Bridge at Fort William

Linking towers for fire safety

May 11, 2020 | Comments Off
Bracelet from fabric scraps

Turn waste into wearables at home

May 10, 2020 | Comments Off
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The storms outside and storms within

March 22, 2020 | Comments Off
Return to St Kilda a
Posted On May 20, 2020 | Comments Off

I’m fascinated by the movement of water and how it reacts in different circumstances, how it breaks and how the energy of the wave expels itself. It is constantly changing. As a small boy I [...]

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Posted On May 20, 2020 | Comments Off

Nature could well be our anchor over the next few months. Such a special time of year… it just carries on ….” – 20 March 2020 Imagine your life as a front room with sofa, [...]

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Posted On May 18, 2020 | Comments Off

Iwent on a treasure hunt round my home in Kinlochbervie. I found diamonds, an ivory bowl, a silver ingot, a ruby ear pendant, a painting by Monet, a grotesque brooch, ancient armour, Dutch lace, a [...]

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Islands in the ocean

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The Swan – restored Shetland herring boat (Swan collection)
Posted On May 26, 2020 | Comments Off

The Cod Hunters tells the story of the Shetlanders who fished for cod around the north Atlantic in their cod sailing smacks. Fishing at Greenland, Iceland, Faroe and Rockall, the cod smacks returned with cargoes [...]

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Sam and the islands

March 22, 2020 | Comments Off
Tim Dolan by the Loch
Posted On May 16, 2020 | Comments Off

On World Whisky Day, 16 May, we send greetings to a friend of many years, Dr Tim Dolan in Aberlour, Moray, whose impact on the distilling industry has been immense. He is one of the [...]

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Linking towers for fire safety

May 11, 2020 | Comments Off
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Dreaming of Mars

July 1, 2019 | Comments Off

Travel to the Frontiers

Frontiers is a new online magazine highlighting science and people. Our aim is to find fresh ways of viewing existing territory and to look out to new horizons to be explored.

You’ll see links to various topics. Category takes you to Column, Making and Doing, People and Ideas, Going Further, Global Issues, Food Journeys, Arts & Crafts and Reviews.

Island View gives a link to Stories from the Islands, Archaeology & History, People Past and Present, and topics about the Countryside.

Our contributors are varied, with one feature in common, their association with the annual Orkney International Science Festival, from where this magazine is produced. Join us at the Frontiers!