As part of Book Week Scotland, you can hear about Vikings, Pirates, and Shipwrecked Princesses, on 16th of November from 7pm hosted by Orkney College.
Adoption: The connection with past, present and future family.
Two groundbreaking projects aim to transform the lives of adopted children and young people in Scotland.
Thousands March Through Edinburgh Demanding Action on #ClimateChange
“As world leaders gather once again to negotiate the future of humanity, thousands of people are marching to demand solutions to the climate crisis that put people and the planet first.” Mary Church, Friends of the Earth Scotland
‘Who are we remembering ?’
‘Everyone, anyone from every side’ Stuart A. Paterson
George Logan Exhibition
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.
The John Rae Society at The Arctic Circle Assembly 2022
Orkney’s Andrew Appleby was one of 2000 attendees at the 2022 Arctic Assembly held in Reykjavík, Iceland on 13-16 October.
Tryggve Gran: Norwegian Adventurer Convicted of Treason
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
Protecting Pets From Firework Noise
“there are some simple steps you can take to help four-legged family members feel more comfortable this November. ” PDSA Vet Nurse Nina Downing
Halloween Tales From Orkney: Parties and Parades
A feature of Halloween through the years has been the holding of parties, mostly, but not exclusively, for children, and of parades.
Halloween Tales From Orkney: ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’
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.