“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.
“Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda.” Kofi Annan
the EU continues to fail to manage the crisis in caring for and processing our fellow human beings.