There’s a small island called Eynhallow, across from Aikerness Beach and the Broch of Gurness, in Evie.
Taking Back Control?The Brexit Deal
By Fiona Grahame “This is the best deal possible….It is the only deal possible.”President Juncker I’ve put off writing about the Brexit Deal because despite its importance probably like most people I […]
Scotland Sends Targeted Aid to Mali
“I hope that this commitment from Scotland will help galvanise others to assist the people of Mali in this crisis situation.” Ben MacPherson
Shaun Gardiner, illustrations from his forthcoming book in the windows at Northlight
On Show in the windows of the Northlight Gallery Stromness until Wednesday 28th of November.
Practical Presents – A Good Gift Idea
“At the moment, we’re bombarded with adverts for…STUFF.”
Poetry Corner: Cold Turkey
On this day, 25th of November 1969 John Lennon returned his MBE in protest at the UK Government’s involvement in the slaughter happening in Biafra where it was supplying armaments and its support for the US in the Vietnam War.
Pilot Launch Contract Awarded
The design and build contract for the 21.4 metre vessel was secured by Astilleros Armon S.A which has its main base in Northern Spain.
Best Start Grants to be Paid Before Christmas
Best Start Grants replace and expand on the UK Government’s Sure Start Maternity Grant by providing eligible families with £600 on the birth of their first child and £300 on the birth of any subsequent children.
‘Orkney at Dawn’ – Birdsong, Wind & Waves
“This cd is about be released – nicely in time for Christmas!”
Goldie Leaves and The Three Bears
One upon a time…