“The story begins simply. Our storyteller an old man by the name of Teecius is due to die for the second time and go to the reward promised to a bargain maker like himself. But before he does he must tell the story of what happened when he died the first time.”
A woman of independent mind.
Full Circle: An Orkney family reunited after 200 years separated by distance and culture (Part 8)
“We arrived at Harold’s late parents, Hannah and William Kingfisher’s home. Hannah was William Twatt’s grand-daughter. “
SEPA Flood Alert for Orkney
Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22500
Support for Orkney’s Military Veterans
It is thought that there are at least 1000 military veterans in Orkney and with 2 of the Orkney News’ Directors also being veterans we thought it was time to share again links to social groups, information and support that might be of interest to Orkney’s veterans.
Full Circle: An Orkney family reunited after 200 years separated by distance and culture (Part 7)
“Thus began an extraordinary journey – the journey to meet my Cree relations, eighth cousins. “
Poetry Corner: The Day Dream
Grade 2 is so easy./I just have to be there./I sit in my chair,/I don’t talk,/I listen.
Community Energy Malawi
“The Scottish Government grant has enabled CEM to complete some 46 projects affecting 80,000 people .”
Help to Shape the Future of Papdale
On today , Friday 8th of March and Saturday 9th of March. Help to shape your local community.
Maree Todd: “The Tories are not standing up for Scotland’s interests”
“It is disgraceful that all 13 Tory MPs who represent Scottish constituencies betrayed Scotland by voting to keep the threat of No-Deal on the table – against the clear interests of their own constituents, who will be left poorer and worse off as a result. “
Full Circle: An Orkney family reunited after 200 years separated by distance and culture (Part 6)
William Twatt was one of nine chiefs who met the Queen’s Commissioner at Fort Carlton in August, 1876 to negotiate Treaty Six in order to preserve their way of life and culture while facing starvation and possible massacre at the hands of the settlers.