“At the end of a turbulent, desperate and – let’s be honest – hellish year, this week was proof positive that Scotland is increasingly comfortable in its own very distinct political culture and worldview. Support for normal democracy amongst Scots nudges sixty percent. And it will only grow.”
“One headline was, that there had been over 50,000 new cases, and over 900 deaths, in that day.”
On Hogmanay I’ll be alone/Surrounded by my kin,/Who, from their places on the walls/Will bring the New Year in.
The Orkney News Team wish you all a guid New Year.
Traditionally associated with New Year in Scotland, steak pie is an easy to make family favourite and because the meat is essentially cooked twice any thing from chuck beef to steak can be used.
Based at the Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway, a Class 314 car passenger train will be converted and made available by ScotRail.
“Venus remains brilliant in the morning sky in Ophiucus. The Moon is near Venus on 11th January. In January Venus rises at 6.30 a.m., but disappears by the end of the month.”
“It is therefore more important than ever that people in Scotland have the right to choose the best deal of all – a future as an independent country and equal partner inside the European Union.”
Sweet potatoes make a tasty alternative to white potatoes and they are very versatile.
In 1533, a Portuguese trading vessel carrying forty tons of gold and silver coins along with other precious cargo went missing on its way to India.