On the 5th of June 1916 HMS Hampshire sank off the West coast of Mainland Orkney a tragedy that saw the loss of 737 lives including that of Earl Kitchener, Britain’s Secretary of State for War.
On Wednesday 3 June at 6pm Stand Up To Racism, backed by Orkney Resists, calls on people to “take the knee” on their doorsteps or wherever they are.
The Moon will be Full on June 5th, with a faint penumbral lunar eclipse, and it will be New on June 21st, on which there will be an annular solar eclipse, visible from central Africa, northern India and China.
This topic will be explored at the next monthly OREF (Orkney Renewable Energy Forum) meeting on the 2nd of June at 7:30pm.
This years The Big Lunch has been adapted to become The Big Virtual Lunch, why not get involved.
I’d been thinking about the Orkney Folk Festival which would have/should have been taking place this weekend – between the 21st and 24th of May.
The purpose is to understand the issues , concerns, and the ways women are receiving support.
Safe In Our World is challenging all companies within the video games industry to unite and commit to change.
David Stewart MSP: “How acts of kindness can help people’s mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.”
“This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is putting the focus on kindness as a means of helping people through the pandemic and building a better society as we emerge from it.”
All donations will go to Orkney Blide Trust , for Mental Health Awareness Week