On this day 16th of December in 1263 the Norwegian king, Haakon the Old, died in the Bishop’s Palace, Kirkwall, Orkney.
“At what point does our admirable commitment to compromise and collegiate consensus-seeking with people who have “tint their reason a’ thegither” become a lost cause?”
The Status Quo Is Not An Option: Have Your Say On The Way Forward For Scotland’s Fish Farming Industry
“Public consultation is crucial to help us develop and deliver a new regulatory framework which will protect the marine environment, for the people of Scotland.”
It’s a woolly wonderland
“Similar funding was secured in January for the current financial year after considerable lobbying by the Council – a major breakthrough for us.”
“I’ve been travelling the country, on my “Round Britain Rail Tour” in aid of APS (Antiphospholipid Syndrome)”
A round up of reactions across Scotland to the draft Scottish Budget
There’s some bonnie Christmas trees out there
“Cigarette smoke hung in the air/ like an angry blue cloud.”
The Silver Moon Storybook by Elaine Gunn is her first book, here is my review.