“The emotive wording of some responses expressed the pressures people were under to cope with the crisis on a personal and professional level”
“We were talking with someone we know who lives in Stromness, who told us that lock-down has shown him just how many empty houses there are, around him.”
“We need to listen to their stories of racism encountered on the streets, in the schools and other institutions of Scotland, uncomfortable though they may be.”
“This song started running around my head the day after Prine died, as I was doing laundry. It stayed with me through the dryer cycle, and I moved from my head to a notebook about ten minutes later.”
Bus company Stagecoach have developed a Busy Bus App which will help users who can to choose a safer time to travel during the Covid19 pandemic.
“What does Britain mean to people today? A very big theme to tackle at the present time.”
“From the outset of the process we aimed to ensure that no team is negatively impacted by the current circumstances, and as such, there will be no teams automatically relegated or promoted this season.”
Even more people in the islands have enlisted to offer help and support during the Covid19 pandemic.
“I started doing the shows during Covid lockdown to entertain people and I am keeping that up. Just one or two songs, or book or poetry reading.”
“Maybe I needed to be shaken out of the comfort-zone acquired in lock down. But also, maybe I need to take a bit of time to adjust – see how to proceed. “