‘Everyone, anyone from every side’ Stuart A. Paterson
From Friday 11th to Thursday 24th of November an exhibition of photographs by George Logan can be viewed in the windows of the Northlight Gallery Stromness.
Orkney’s Andrew Appleby was one of 2000 attendees at the 2022 Arctic Assembly held in Reykjavík, Iceland on 13-16 October.
The complex life of ‘born adventurer’, polar explorer, World War I air ace, and sentenced for treason in 1948, Tryggve Gran, was covered by Robert Foden in his illustrated online talk for the Orkney Aviation Festival
“there are some simple steps you can take to help four-legged family members feel more comfortable this November. ” PDSA Vet Nurse Nina Downing
A feature of Halloween through the years has been the holding of parties, mostly, but not exclusively, for children, and of parades.
The ‘youth of Orkney’s country parishes’, wrote a letter to The Orkney Herald and Advertiser on 4th of November 1931, to prove they were not degenerate.
“The young fellows from all the farms and villages round about used to fairly let themselves go on Halloween night. Authority was flouted. “
“Perhaps the most fascinating charm was ‘casting in the glass’ which was kept up after many of the other old practices had ceased. “
” The focus of the piece is about your sense of self and the self that others see, and the need to open up conversations about this” Emma Gee, OIC Arts Officer