“We’re delighted to be hosting such an exciting delegation of poets from the Scottish Isles to perform at StAnza’s online, hybrid festival.”
“February the Seventh……..The first snowdrops of the year! Or, the first ones we’ve seen. They were by the grave of William MacKay in the Kirkyard on the Bay of Hinderayre.”
Another 2 positive Covid cases in Orkney have been recorded. This is an extremely worrying upward trend in Orkney.
“.The car went in for its M.O.T…..Mike cycled home. Normally, he’d get a taxi back…..these days, a taxi isn’t a good idea. Cycling was probably better for him anyway!”
“January the Twenty-fourth…..there’s sunlight – moonlight – starlight and ….snowlight…….”
“We truly are facing another epidemic, which is an epidemic of mental health and emotional problems, following the Coronavirus epidemic. “
“January the Eighth…….SNOW! And Mike’s footprints can be traced as he goes down the garden to feed the birds……”
“It all started with me posting a comment to this article in TON….”
“My friend is undergoing her second period of quarantine in 4 months.”
Orkney which for so long had few Covid positive cases has seen recent increases and today, 9th of January, has recorded a cumulative total of 45.