The start of the New Year can be a time for reflection, here is poem which I thought was appropriate.
“There is no vetting for Orkney Free Fringe festival. No hoops to jump through. Nobody saying No. A true people’s festival. And it’s on our doorstep!”
It seems that no sooner had we generated some usable space when we delivered the Blue Door’s shed than we filled it up again with the insulation donated by Robertsons.
“Shout, shout, up with your song! Cry with the wind, for the dawn is breaking; March, march, swing you along, Wide blows our banner, and hope is waking.” Ethel Smyth
“The candles on your birthday cake/are more than when you came.”
On this day, 30th of December in 1899 Rangers played their first match at the new Ibrox stadium
“I‘d never been up Brinkie’s Brae. “
2018 saw a range of commemorations in Orkney to mark the end of the First World War.
We get timely and necessary reminders of folk who have to work on Christmas Day.This little piece is about farmers .
The traditions of Christmas, in this case Mistletoe, here is a wee poem celebrating this most affectionate of berries.