“the inhabitants of Stromness did resolve to assert their natural liberties and therefore did refuse any longer to submit to this imposition”
May 17th is Norwegian Constitution Day. Orkney’s links with Norway have remained strong to this day.
In the early hours of 31 March 1945 (75 years ago today) a lone US Liberator bomber crashed on the outskirts of Kirkwall.
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“Surprisingly there are few major injuries at The Ba and spectators wisely move quickly out the way as the thunder of men in pursuit nears them.”
Saturday saw the regular (last Saturday in the month) veterans breakfast at the RBL in Kirkwall.
“we thought we’d go to a beach, and decided on Inganess, near Kirkwall. “
Following on from the success of the Friday cafe there are going to be extra openings on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in March (see the poster for details).
The next Military Veterans Breakfast will be on Saturday the 29th of February.
Images by Kenny Armet