Fresh south to southeasterly winds, occasionally strong later. Maximum temperature 17 °C.
A woman of independent mind.
“People may be surprised by the extent of services covered by this Consultation and I would urge as many as possible to respond to it, as this could really be the end for anything other than central control in Scotland.” Alison Evison COSLA
“This time, walking down the track to the beach we both noticed that the stone appears to be carefully placed facing out to sea, and wondered was it a marker stone for boats coming into the Bay?”
Statement from Public Health Scotland: Daily data on new cases, tests, ICU admissions and vaccinations will not be refreshed today due to a technical issue affecting the availability of the data. Tomorrow’s update will include figures for today
Light southerly breeze. Maximum temperature 17 °C.
The John Rae Society will hold two Open Days on 18th and 19th September, from 10 am until 4pm each day.
Scotland became the first country in the world to commit to a Just Transition Planning Framework.
The book is a collection of poetry, short prose and essays in English, Scots and Gaelic celebrating the centenary of George Mackay Brown.
Tom Muir tells us the intriguing history of Tankerness House – now known as The Orkney Museum.
Sadly, another death (covid confirmed) brings that total to 8 in Orkney.