“Many years ago in a junk shop I bought an old sewing basket made of wickerwork. “
A woman of independent mind.
Light or moderate west to southwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 12 °C.
Hosted by Orkney’s Hope Cohousing project, it was part of the ’Places Called Home’ initiative, funded by Ikea and the National Lottery Community Fund.
A new Scottish Flood Forecast, which will give communities an indication of where flooding is likely to occur in Scotland up to three days in advance has been designed by SEPA (Scottish Environment Protection Agency).
The Rights Challenge Badge – the logo of which was designed by Scout Christopher, ten, from Lenzie, East Dunbartonshire – features a range of activities and resources to empower Cubs and Scouts aged between eight and 14 to learn about and understand their rights.
Also, the popular guided walks through the monuments of Kilmartin Glen have re-started and will be held every Wednesday afternoon until 26th of October 2022.
Strengthening southwest winds, perhaps gales over Orkney for a time, then turning westerly. Maximum temperature 12 °C.
Home-Start Orkney is really keen that their board is as amazingly diverse as our island populations. There is space for everyone’s voice.
“Once in a golden hour/I cast to earth a seed.”
In addition to folklore, the story draws from personal experience including memories of the late Dougie Shearer (1912-2002), who was a photographer, film-maker, and operator of the Phoenix Cinema in Kirkwall, as well as a talented violinist and teacher.