Category Archives: Map Orkney Month

Map Orkney Month Week 2: Re-imagined journeys, gale force winds & a postcard from Sanday

Originally posted on Public Archaeology 2015:
Rebecca Marr: Stromness – Kirkwall 04/03 When, after my commute from Stromness, I arrive at Orkney Library and Archives in Kirkwall the journey begins. Travelling in my workroom I can cover astonishing distances, Papay and…

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Final Call: phonebox conferencing and mapping obsolescence

Originally posted on Public Archaeology 2015:
Tourists love them. Folk over 35 probably have fond memories of using them. In an emergency one could just save your life. But when did you last call to or from a red phonebox? Let’s…

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Map Orkney Month Week 1: Ponies, pearls and pancakes at Purtabreck

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Jo Inkster: Rousay 01/03 A typical Sunday on the farm for this time of year. Cattle feeding duties followed by a wet and windy hack out on my favourite horse Storm. Rode out to the…

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Map your world for a day during March – Map Orkney Month starts today.

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Map Orkney Month starts today and will run for the whole of March. The aim is to create a new map of Orkney based on everyday journeys and places that people map for a day.…

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MoM Guide for Participants

Originally posted on Public Archaeology 2015:
Click here for MoM Guide for Participants PDF download MoM Mappers, March is soon approaching! You find here a small guide to help you map for your day and plan for a contribution (I’ll also…

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