“These photos of the beautiful tiny flowers were taken on Sunday, in Orkney.”
John Mowat of the Orkney Norwegian Friendship Association has sent in pictures from the Remembrance Ceremony which was held in 2021 at the Norwegian Gravestones situated at St Olaf Cemetery, St Ola .
“There is no doubt the new group of Orkney Islands Councillors elected for the next 5 years, on 5th May, will be substantially different from that of the past few 5 year terms.”
All the Nordic Countries have good standards of health, housing and other public services.
In April 2022 the formal twinning agreement between OIC and Vestland Fylkeskommune (County Council) was reaffirmed
“History in Europe tells us that dictators, such as Napoleon, Hitler or Putin are not particularly interested in the fate of their own people & armies, or the chaos, damage, destruction wreaked on the invaded countries. “
Ukraine is the third biggest country in Europe, slightly smaller, in land area, than France.
“Almost alone among leading Tennis players, Novak Djokovic has been portrayed as adopting a populist anti-vax stance.”
A BBC Scotland Channel 9 television programme at 10pm on Tuesday 25th May promises to make fascinating viewing.
May 17th is Norwegian Constitution Day. Orkney’s links with Norway have remained strong to this day.