“Going by the evidence Independence looks like being a good thing as Ireland & the Nordic Countries tell us.”
A woman of independent mind.
Scotland has again elected a Parliament where a majority of its 129 MSPs support Scottish Independence, 72 , with the support for continued union with rUK at 57.
Some drizzle in the morning over Orkney then becoming drier and brighter in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 10 °C.
“Everyone interested in astronomy will consider buying a telescope at some point, and will ask ‘What type of telescope should I buy?”
Glimpses of War produced by the British Modern Military History Society
is to raise funds to support veterans with sight loss.
On 9th May 1816, the Gothic novel Glenarvon was published. The novel by Lady Caroline Lamb created a sensation in its day.
The Stromness Museum is re-opening on Thursday the 13th of May – operating on a reduced schedule with hour long slots and reduced capacity to ensure that the premises meets with Covid-19 safety requirements.
Rather cold. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Robert Watson, a Minister on Hoy, records in his survey of 1850, that there were no medical practitioners in the island.
“Sharing stories is part of the lived experience of communities, past, present, and future.” Professor Donna Heddle