Music by Alice Cary

Music by Alice Cary (1820 – 1871) There is music, deep and solemn Floating through the vaulted arch When, in many an angry column, Clouds take up their stormy march: O’er the ocean billows, heaping Mountains on the sloping sands, There are ever wildly sweeping Shapeless and invisible hands. Echoes full of truth and feelingContinue reading “Music by Alice Cary”

Betty’s Reading Room – Meeting up with a Story

The first time I was was introduced to a “Reading Room” was on our visit to Orkney. Betty’s Reading Room is located by the small ferry terminal in Tingwall, a tiny settlement on the north-east coast of Orkney’s West Mainland, which looks across the Gairsay Sound to the islands of Gairsay, Wyre and Rousay. Betty’sContinue reading “Betty’s Reading Room – Meeting up with a Story”