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I am a Seashore Druid and the owner of An Lucht Lonrach  - works with imagery and the written word on the theme of the seashore. I am an A.L.L.  Seashore Ambassador.  Creative, reliable, trustworthy, hardworking, enjoys researching and investigating. Able to work on own initiative or part of a team.  I was a STEM Ambassador (2010 - 2016). Enjoys communing with the seashore, art, photography and networking. 

 

Education

Ordinary National Diploma in Engineering Technology
Certificate and Diploma in Astrology.
“A” levels in Mathematics (B) and Technology (C)
“O” levels in Mathematics, Arithmetic, Technical Drawing, English, French, German, History, and Physics
“RSA’s” in Audio Typewriting I, Typewriting I & II, Business Communications I  & II
Certificates in Statistics in Society (OU), How the Universe works (OU), Introduction to Planets (OU), Basic Gardening and Gardening Design (WCOH).
Day Courses in Local Purchase, Assertiveness, Equal Opportunities, Customer Service Concepts, Time Management, Effective Communication,  DEA Business Modules, Health and Hygiene I & II, Movement and Handling, Walk Leader, Heart Start, Deaf Blind Awareness, and SOVA Training

 

Computer Skills
Microsoft Word, Excel and E-mail
OU SPSS  (Statistics software package)
Several Ministry of Defence packages

 

Work Experience

Owner of An Lucht Lonrach , Co founder of  ACTA SCIO , Co Founder and Publicity Officer for Friends of the Sighthill Stone Circle, Freelance Photographer, (following – past  posts) Company Director for Astronomers of the Future Ltd (past), Several years as Administrative Officer in the Ministry of Defence - General Office duties and case work in Contracts, Pensions, Bill Paying and Airfreight. Dairy farming, Clerical, Catering and Bar work in the Falkland Islands. 

 

Volunteering

Involved in Astronomy /Space Projects/ Art and Photography (present)   
SOVA,CAB,NSPCC and Shelter (past)

                                                                                     

Book illustrations

1. “A Way With Words”, Glasgow Women’s Aid, 8th March 2010 (1 illustration).

2. Duncan Lunan, “Children from the Sky, a speculative interpretation of a mediaeval mystery”, Mutus Liber, ISBN 978-1-908097-05-7, May 2012 (11 photographs).

3. Linda Lunan, ed., “Children from the Sky Annual No. 1”, Astronomers of the Future, November 2012, ISSN 2049-288X (layout).

4. Duncan Lunan, “The Stones and the Stars: a New Stone Circle for Scotland”, Springer, November 2012, ISBN 978-1-4614-5353-6 (13 photographs).

5. David Clarke, “Reflections on the Astronomy of Glasgow”, University of Edinburgh, 2013, hardback, ISBN 978-0-7486-7889-1 (2 photographs).

6. David Clarke, “Reflections on the Astronomy of Glasgow”, University of Edinburgh, 2013, paperback, ISBN 978-0-7486-7890-7 (2 photographs).

 

My Own Books

Linda Lunan, ed. and illustrated, “The Wee Seashore Book” series, Nos. 1-5, 2012-2013.

Linda Lunan, ed.and illustrated, “A.L.L. Times Annual”, 2014 (2 photographs and border artwork), 2015 (5 photographs and border artwork). ISSN 2055-6691

Linda Lunan, Amara Mermaid and the Seashore Trash

 

Illustrations

Duncan Lunan and Rob Roy, ‘Sighthill Stone Circle: a 33-Year Saga’, Club Meg News, Winter Solstice, 2011 (3 photographs).

Duncan Lunan, ‘Going Above and Beyond’, The Ayrshire Post, June 2012, 1 photo.

‘Sighthill Solstice’, Depot Arts, June 2012, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Rise and Shine’, The Ayrshire Post, 3rd August 2012, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘September Moon’, The Ayrshire Post, 31st August 2012, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Let Us Look Skywards This November’, The Ayrshire Post, 2nd November 2012, 1 photo.

‘Save Our Stones’ flier, Jeff Hawke’s Cosmos, Vol. 7 No. 3, November 2012.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Looking Forward to the Festive Sky’, The Ayrshire Post, 7th December 2012, 1 photo.

Kayleigh Mcleod, ‘The Uncertain Future of the Sighthill Stone Circle Is Written in the Stars’, Scottish Television website, 17th December 2012 (11 photos).

Duncan Lunan, ‘Looking Skywards in the New Year’, The Ayrshire Post, 4th January 2013, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Look Skywards for a View of Asteroid’, The Ayrshire Post, 8th February 2013, 1 photo.

Grahame Gardner, ‘Saving Sighthill Stones’, Western Geomancy website, website, March 17th, 2013, 2 photos.

Press release, ‘Support for Sighthill Stone Circle at the Spring Equinox’, March 2013.

‘Sighthill Stone Circle – Urgently Needs Help’, Druidic Dawn and Pagan Newswire, Vol. 5 No. 4, Spring-Autumn 2013, March 2013.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Supermoon Eclipse All Set for May’, The Ayrshire Post, 3rd May 2013, 1 photo.

‘Current Books by Duncan Lunan’ (advert), Jeff Hawke’s Cosmos, Vol. 8 No. 3, January 2014.

Mikey Reynolds, ‘Stars Shape Up to Save Circle’, The Glaswegian, July 10th 2013, 1 photo.

Tom Jones, Kenchuto website, July 2013.

BBC News Scotland "Sunset at Sighthill Stone Circle" photograph, story by Gillian Sharpe, 20th September 2013.

‘Recent Books by Duncan Lunan’ (advert), Jeff Hawke’s Cosmos, Vol. 8 No. 3, January 2014.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Astronomy Greats Are Honoured’, Troon Times, 2 September 2014, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Astronomy and Space’, Ayrshire Post, 19 Sep 2014, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan (with Linda Lunan), ‘Astronomers of the Future Decamp to Troon Bar’, Troon Times, 30 Sep 2014, 1 photo.

John Reppion, ‘Stones in the City’, Fortean Times, October 2014 (2 photographs).ISSN 0308-5899

Duncan Lunan, ‘Spaceguard Centre Chief’s Troon Talk’, Troon Times, 9 Dec 2014, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Wake Up Sleepy Head, the Sun’s Out’, Ayrshire Post, 3 July 2015, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Lembit Is Guest Speaker at Club’, Ayrshire Post, 10 July 2015, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Astronomers to Hear of Spaceport Bid’, Troon Times, 13 Oct 2015, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘New Planets Are out of This World’, Ayrshire Post, 16 Oct 2015, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Clubs News: Back to the Future’, Ayrshire Post, 11 Dec 2015, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Astronomers’ Club: Meteorites’, Troon Times, 10 May 2016, 2 photos.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Club News: Astronomy’, Ayrshire Post, 13 May 2016, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Astronomers of the Future Hold Latest Meeting’, Troon Times, 19 July 2016, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Looking to the Stars with Astronomy Club’, Troon Times, 16 Aug 2016, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Space for Some Great Art’, Troon Times, 6 Sep 2016, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Starry Eyed in Sight of a Historic Moment’, Troon Times, 8 Nov 2016, 1 photo.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Astronomers of the Future’ (Space and Scotland launch), Ayrshire Post, 23 Dec 2016, 2 photos.

"Sighthill will rise to great a new dawn", Space and Scotland, Issue 3 Summer 2017 (1  two page photo spread).

"Sensing the Seashell", Touchstone Magazine, September 2017 issue (one image).

"Equinox Solstice & Sighthill", Space and Scotland 2017, issue 4  ( 1 two page photo spread)

"A.L.L. Seashore Druidry Sensing the Seashell", Artist Magazine, P22 - P27Issue 2 October 2017 (6 photographs)

 

Articles

Editorials, Cosmic Aspects, monthly 2011-2012 (edited).

Introductions, The Wee Seashore Book 1-5, 2012 (edited).

(with Duncan Lunan), ‘Editorial’, ‘Mediaeval Food and Drink’, ‘Mediaeval Women’s Hair Care’, ‘Mediaeval Table Manners’, in “Children from the Sky Annual No. 1” (see books).

Introduction, “The Wee Standing Stones and Circles Series Book One, 2013” (edited).

(with Duncan Lunan), ‘The Sighthill Stone Circle, Glasgow’, Touchstone, 196, April 2013.

(with Duncan Lunan), ‘Sighthill Stone Circle Campaign’, Winterwinds, July 2013.

"Stones of Destiny" Journalistic piece, The Word on the Streets, Issue 8 Spring 2017.

"Sensing the Seashell", Touchstone Magazine, September 2017 issue.

"A.L.L. Seashore Druidry Sensing the Seashell", Artist Magazine, Issue 2 October 2017, P22-P27.

 

Websites designed and illustrated

ACTA SCIO, 2011

Children from the Sky, 2012.

Sighthill stone circle, 2012.

An Lucht Lonrach, 2012.

Save Our Stones petition, 2013 (created by Mandy Collins).

Chit-chat Café, July 2013.

Duncan Lunan, August 2013, updated 2016.

 

Posters

Duncan Lunan lecture, ‘The Stones and the Stars’, Ogilvie Centre, Glasgow, 21st June 2010.

Astronomers of the Future launch, Samye Ling Dzong, Glasgow, 6th August 2010.

‘The Sky Above You’, Astronomers of the Future, An Clachan, Glasgow, 2011.

‘Discovery Space Shuttle’, Astronomers of the Future, An Clachan, Glasgow, 18th March 2011.

Duncan Lunan, Astronomy and Space Course, Marr College, Troon, September 2012.

Pobl ALL meeting, The Little Shop with No Name, Troon, 16th October 2012.

‘Save Our Stones’ campaign, 2012-2013 (2 posters); flier for Jeff Hawke’s Cosmos Vol. 7 No. 3, December 2012.

Duncan Lunan lecture, ‘The Stones and the Stars’, Ayr Carnegie Library, 10th April 2013.

Duncan Lunan lecture, Ogilvie Centre, Glasgow, 20th June 2013; ritual, Sighthill stone circle, 21st June 2013.

‘Save Our Stones’ Folk and Acoustic Concert, Mitchell Library, Glasgow, 13th July 2013.

Astrology poster, ‘The Moon in the Natal Chart’, Chit-Chat Coffee Shop, July 2013.

Astronomers of the Future Club Troon Launch, Anchorage Hotel, January 2014.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Constellations’, Astronomers of the Future Club, February 2014.

Nick Martin, ‘Astrophotography’, Astronomers of the Future Club, March 2014.

Robert Law, ‘Telescopes for Beginners’, Astronomers of the Future Club, April 2014.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Summer Constellations’, Astronomers of the Future Club, May 2014.

Nick Martin, ‘Astrophotography 2’, Astronomers of the Future Club, June 2014.

Duncan Lunan, ‘The Autumn Stars’, Astronomers of the Future Club, July 2014.

John Pressly, ‘Scottish Astronomy: A Historical Perspective’, Astronomers of the Future Club, August 2014.

Monthly posters, SPOT – Strange Phenomena Over Tea, Chit-Chat Coffee Shop, Autumn 2014.

Dr. Alan Cayless, ‘The Sun’ (postponed), Astronomers of the Future Club, September 2014.

Dr. Euan MacKie, ‘The Nature of British Neolithic Society: Is a Revolution Approaching?’, Astronomers of the Future Club, R.S.A.S. Barassie Works Club, October 2014.

Jay Tate, ‘The Science of Armageddon’, Astronomers of the Future Club, November 2014.

Space and Scotland Discussion Group, Yummy Things, Troon, 25th January 2015.

Prof. Martin Hendry, ‘Did We Really Land on the Moon?’, Astronomers of the Future Club, January 2015.

Chris O’Kane,’The Pharaoh, the Stars and a God Called Horakhti’, Astronomers of the Future Club, February 2015.

Alice-Amanda Kay, Gary Thomson, ‘The Moon – Where It Came from and How to Observe It’, Astronomers of the Future Club, March 2015.

Robert Law, ‘The Planet Mars’, Astronomers of the Future Club, April 2015.

Prof. Colin McInnes, ‘Terraforming: A Problem of Applied Astronomy’, Astronomers of the Future Club, May 2015.

Lembit Öpik, ‘Avoiding Armageddon’, Astronomers of the Future Club, June 2015.

Duncan Lunan, ‘The Pluto Flyby’, Astronomers of the Future Club, July 2015.

Dr. Alan Cayless, ‘The Sun’ (postponed from 2014), Astronomers of the Future Club, August 2015.

Macmillan Cancer Charity Coffee Morning, Yummy Things, Troon, 22nd September 2015.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Planets of Other Stars’, Astronomers of the Future Club, September 2015.

Stuart McIntyre, ‘The Prestwick Spaceport’, Astronomers of the Future Club, October 2015 (postponed).

Stuart McIntyre, ‘The Prestwick Spaceport’, Astronomers of the Future Club, November 2015.

Prof. Massimilano Vasile, ‘Asteroids and Space Debris: Threat, Opportunity, or Just Stardust?’, Astronomers of the Future Club, January 2016.

Nick Martin, ‘Going Outwards in Astrophotography’, Astronomers of the Future Club, February 2016.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Gravitational Waves’, Astronomers of the Future Club, March 2016.

Dr. Alan Cayless, ‘Meteorites’, Astronomers of the Future Club, April 2016.

Prof. Colin McInnes, ‘The Search for Extraterrestrial Technology’, Astronomers of the Future Club, May 2016.

Robert Law, ‘Visit to Kennedy Space Centre’, Astronomers of the Future Club, June 2016.

John Pressly, ‘Tycho Brahe’, Astronomers of the Future Club, July 2016.

Sandi Cayless, ‘Self-publishing’, Troon Writers, August 2016.

Duncan Lunan, ‘Sydney Jordan and His Work’, Astronomers of the Future Club, August 2016.

David Woods, ‘The Gemini Spacecraft: Prelude to Apollo’, Astronomers of the Future Club, September 2016.

Daniel Williams, ‘Gravitational Waves and the Science of LIGO’, Astronomers of the Future Club, October 2016.

Grahame Gardner, ‘Dowsing’, Troon Writers, November 2016.

Marion McNeill, ‘Iceland and the Aurora Borealis’, Astronomers of the Future Club, November 2016 (postponed).

Duncan Lunan, ‘The Winter Stars’, Astronomers of the Future Club, November 2016.

Space and Scotland Magazine Launch, R.S.A.S. Barassie Works Club, 8th December, 2016.

David Warrington, ‘The Lunar X-Prize’, Astronomers of the Future Club, January 2017.

Mark Toner, ‘Space Art’, Astronomers of the Future Club, February 2017.

Dr. Natasha Jeffrey, ‘Solar Flares and High Energy Observations of the Sun’, Astronomers of the Future Club, March 2017.

Prof. Kenneth Strain, ‘Update on Gravitational Waves’, Astronomers of the Future Club, April 2017.

Prof. James E Faller, "Lunar Ranging Experiments" Astronomers of the Future Club, May 2017.

 

Exhibitions

Seashore photographs, The 13th Note, King Street, Glasgow, November 2012.

                                                                                                                                                                               

Driving Licence

Full UK and Falkland Islands.  Driving since 1989. 

 

Interests

Communing with the Seashore, Research, Photography, Writing,  Travelling,visiting places of interest, and networking.