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Real to Reel – Two Different Approaches to Sound Archiving from Scotland and Norway

There is at Mo I Rana in northern Norway the most extraordinary facility built into the mountainside overlooking this modest, regional town. It looks like something James Bond might break into, only to get caught within two minutes of breaching its impressive exterior. Yet, even 007 could enter freely by appointment and everyone would tell… Continue reading Real to Reel – Two Different Approaches to Sound Archiving from Scotland and Norway

Couthy and Canty – ‘The Yellow on the Broom’ at Dundee Rep

“Listen, Time passes”, wrote Dylan Thomas in his famous play for voices, Under Milk Wood, inviting his audience to sit and observe past lives at a comfortable remove from personal involvement in their affairs. Dundee Rep Ensemble’s production of Anne Downie’s The Yellow on the Broom, is an affectionate tale of travelling folk in 1930’s… Continue reading Couthy and Canty – ‘The Yellow on the Broom’ at Dundee Rep

Breaking Coul Links: The Inherent Weakness of Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI’s)

Are you fond of nature? Does your heart fly with the flutter of the lapwing? Does your heart beat faster at the running of the hare? Perhaps you delight in the dolphin’s acrobatic dance? Of course you do, it’s just like TV, only more realistic. But how much do you really understand about our collective… Continue reading Breaking Coul Links: The Inherent Weakness of Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI’s)