Øyene i vest, Foredrag, Hebridene, Ireland, Irland, Irland. En keltisk reise, Irland. En keltisk reise., Kirsti MacDonald Jareg, Orknøyene, Orkney, Reiseskildring, Reisetips, Scottish Islands, Shetland, The Hebrides, Uncategorized

Forfatterbesøk? Julegave?

Julegavetips til Irlands- og Skottlandsfarere? Les mer om bøkene her: Irland og Skottland Jeg holder gjerne foredrag for biblioteker, reisearrangører eller andre som er interesserte i Irland og de skotske øyene Hebridene, Orknøyene og Shetland. Henvendelser kan gjøres gjennom Forfattersentrum - enkelt og greit! Forfattersentrum  

Orknøyene, Orkney, Scottish Islands

St Magnus festivalen 2014 feirer Orknøyenes norske fortid

I 2014 feirer festivalen sine norske forbindelser og 200-års jubileet for den norske grunnloven med å invitere norske kunstnere. Festivalen varer fra 20.-26. juni og billettene rives bort i en fei, så hvis du har tenkt deg til Orknøyene, bestill i tide! Se programmet her: http://www.stmagnusfestival.com/programme.htm   Under: Detalj fra St Magnus-katedralen (foto: Kirsti MacDonald… Fortsett å lese St Magnus festivalen 2014 feirer Orknøyenes norske fortid

Øyene i vest, Hebridene, Reiseskildring, Reisetips, Scottish Islands, The Hebrides

Tripadvisor rates Lewis and Harris in the Hebrides as best European islands

                        ... and Orkney and Mull follows close behind among the top 10 - Congratulations, Scotland! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-26247865

Øyene i vest, Scottish Islands, Shetland

The Shetlandbus – Norway contributes to Scottish diaspora tapestry 2014

Lillabeth Sørhuus and myself will contribute to the Scottish diaspora tapestry that is due to be ready for the homecoming in Scotland in 2014. Our contribution is the story of the Shetland Bus during the 2. WW. People with Scottish ancestry all over the world will contribute to the tapestry, stiching different stories. The tapestry will… Fortsett å lese The Shetlandbus – Norway contributes to Scottish diaspora tapestry 2014

Øyene i vest, Kirsti MacDonald Jareg, Scottish Islands, Uncategorized

«Travels in the Scottish Isles» quoted by the Scottish Government

What an honour! Alistair Merrill, director of Procurement and Commercial in the Scottish Government, quotes me regarding the book "Travels in the Scottish Isles"  (Øyene i vest) regarding the Scottish-Norwegian connection...: “There is a great commonality of character to the two peoples. A peculiar duality of vulnerability and robustness that each of them recognises in the… Fortsett å lese «Travels in the Scottish Isles» quoted by the Scottish Government

Øyene i vest, Hebridene, Orknøyene, Scottish Islands, Shetland, Skottland, The Hebrides, Whisky

KJØP «Øyene i vest. Hebridene, Orknøyene og Shetland»

https://www.tanum.no/tanum/search/search.action?query=%C3%B8yene+i+vest«Med en ny bok i sekken kan en med stort utbytte reise i vesterled. … » (Karsten Alnæs, Aftenposten)«Kirsti Jareg, author of Øyene i Vest (The Islands in the West) hopes not so much to ride the wave of interest for Scotland, as to raise its swell into something more important: a new awareness of the… Fortsett å lese KJØP «Øyene i vest. Hebridene, Orknøyene og Shetland»

Scottish Islands, The Hebrides, Uncategorized

Traveltips 1: Barra, Outer Hebrides

Barra, Outer Hebrides, Scotland is a beautiful island, small enough to cycle around  in some hours, big enough to get a wee bit lost in the hills among sheep and ancient graves. What to do: Cycling, clearwater kayaking, swimming for the brave, heaps of shellfish to grill, fun pub. people and music - also on… Fortsett å lese Traveltips 1: Barra, Outer Hebrides