Tag Archives: communities

2010.22.1

Update from the Atlantic Rising project 2010

Printout of email from Will Lorimer and sample internet content from the Atlantic Rising project. The Atlantic Rising team visit low-lying communities around the Atlantic edge that are being, or will be, affected by sea-level rises of 1m due to climate change. Includes Tiree, where Tiree school children and fishermen helped launch a huge message in a bottle. Will`s family have a second home at Hynish – Millport House.

2010.16.6

Archive film from 1944 about `The Isles of Youth`

DVD film from the Scottish Screen Archive about `The Isles of Youth`. Filmed in 1944, colour, silent. David MacBrayne`s silent film of various island scenery in the western isles, interspersed with poetic texts. Subjects include ferries, buses, Oban, Stornoway, Harris and Harris tweed, Rodeland & St.Clements Church, Uist, Barra, Tiree including the ship “Mary Stewart” abandoned in Scarinish Harbour but still intact, Lunga, Iona, Staffa, Mull, Highland Games.

2010.3.1

Book “So Foul and Fair a Day – a history of Scotland`s weather and climate” by Alastair Dawson

Softback book charting the history of Scotland`s weather and climate, and how they have shaped Scotland`s story since earliest times to the present day. Includes pointers to the future effects of climate change.