The flag of the Independent Republic of Ireland has now been taken down where it was mistakenly flying as if that nation was still part of the UK.
“Jubilee year 1977 – my final year at Uni – not much money – on a student grant – remember those?”
A display of flags to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 70th jubilee has exposed a lack of knowledge in Orkney about the UK.
“The jubilee before that? 1977 – remember what the general atmosphere in Britain was in 1977?”
“As we look back on “the good old days,” we need to ask ourselves: Was the past actually as great as we remember it? And what can we learn from all these walks down memory lane?”