“The current Scottish Parliament was established on 6th May 1999 because the Scots wanted one”
perhaps in our haste to promote these links we need to be aware of a more complex picture of the activities of those we share the northern seas with.
“The geese seem to return to Orkney earlier every year.”
“The hale wurld welcomes ye” (Jackie Kay)
Tinsel was first used in Nuremberg, Germany at the start of the 17th century.
It disturbs me that we have come to accept Foodbanks as the norm and that thousands of Scottish children do not have a permanent place to call home.
Orkney has one of the largest primary schools in Scotland but also some of the smallest and many of these are on our islands.
Our expectations for what can be delivered by NHS Scotland are extremely high.
Scotland is a nation of islands. Although today most of our population lives in an urban mainland setting, no one is ever far from the sea.
“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.