South Wind Blows

Logo Recommended listening: Ireland’s fabulous music show South Wind Blows – rte.ie/radio1/south-wind-blows – is presented by Philip King and crafted on the edge of Europe, from the most westerly tip. “The music is eclectic and personal, informed by Kings’ own music odyssey spanning more than 30 years and enriched by his personal archive collected out …

Scotland Links

Scotland Flag Links related to Scotland presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines How social media can help sustainable nature tourism – @frances_mancinihttp://www.europarc.org/news/2017/01/scotland-new-national-parkslesson-learned-twice-story-scotland’s-marine-protected-areasReintroduced beavers to stay after being granted native species statusuk-scotland-scotland-politicsScotland’s ‘first’ snorkel trail created in HighlandsScotland-s-wind-power-generation-up-by-a-third-North-west-highlands-snorkel-trail – @ScottishSeasUnlocking the secrets of Cairngorms snow – BBC – @theiaincameron @BBCDavidMillerTravel to drink beer in Scotland – …

Scotland

Photo: Ronan Cantwell, Kelpies Scotland lies in the northern third of the island of Great Britain and shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the southwest. Spotlight on Edinburgh Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/UdYnRwTb8psK7PuG8 Cities Features …

Raidió Teilifís Éireann = Radio Television of Ireland (RTE)

Logo Raidió Teilifís Éireann = Radio Television of Ireland (RTÉ) – rte.ie – is the national public service broadcaster of Ireland. Listen live and listen back to the programs. Key Linksrte.ierte.ie/radio1rte.ie/radiovFacebook: Radio1Facebook: [email protected]@RTERadio1 RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachtarte.ie/rnagListen [email protected] QuotablesThe more we look back, the more we can look forward. Bealaí gur féidir éisteacht = Ways …

Finland Links

Finland Flag Links related to Finland presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesFinland to add 2 new sites to national park networkMy search for the real Moominland – EconomistSeven Faces of Eco Tourism in Finland – Jim O’Donnell/VRAI MagazineThe Lake of Bothnia and Lapland Ecotourism – Jim O’DonnellScenery in Finnish Protected Area Stamps travelcoffeebreak.com/2014/01/what-happens-in-helsinki.htmlmessukeskus.com/Sites3/Matka/en/Kavijat/Bloggers/Pages/default.aspxAt Talkoot, Small …

Vatican City

Photo: View Vatican City is a country located within the city of Rome. With an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of 1,000, it is the smallest state in the world by both area and population. HeadlinesA Jesuit cardinal-designate says Pope Francis is making Vatican II real Elsewherehttps://www.vaticannews.va/en.html [email protected] WikipediaVatican CitySistine …

Stonehenge

Photo: Ray Morris, Stonehenge Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 ft (4.1 meters) high, 6 ft 11 in (2.1 meters) wide and weighing around 25 …

William Shakespeare

Photo: Boston Public Library William Shakespeare (April 26, 1564 – April 23, 1616), England EventsCedar City, Utah: https://www.bard.orgAshland, Oregon: https://www.osfashland.org Recommended Listening Tumult of the times: William Shakespeare’s King Lear – 1606. Catholic terrorists have just been arrested in a plot to blow up the King and massacre politicians and innocent people. At the same …