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Helping the Festival’s move online

Last year marked a radical change in format for Orkney International Science Festival. Instead of people from different parts of the world travelling to Orkney, they were able to access it from their own homes. To develop the online format, a technical team took shape, spread out across the north, with Maarten de Vries playing [...]

January 10, 2021 Mary Leonard Winter Issue 2021 Comments Off
Picking Roots

The cures of Hudson’s Bay

The Hudson’s Bay Company, which celebrates its 350th anniversary this year, had an immense economic impact on Orkney in a time of otherwise little opportunity, providing income and employment locally and to many hundreds of men who went to work for it in northern Canada. The voyage from Stromness to the James Bay area of [...]

December 10, 2020 Mary Leonard Archaeology & History, Winter Issue 2021 Comments Off