“Robert Burns is Scotland’s poet but he belongs to the world….I make no apologies for beginning my story about Burns not in Ayrshire, but in America.”
After the UK , the countries where most visitors live who come to the site are: USA, Australia and Canada. There is, however, a worldwide audience.
“This is a happy tune, for a couple who love folk music.”
Another free download of a wee tune for you to learn and play
Scotland is a nation of islands. Although today most of our population lives in an urban mainland setting, no one is ever far from the sea.
Another piece of music for our readers to download, learn and play from Fiona Driver
For all musicians out there a tune with a peedie story from musician and Orkney News reader the very talented Fiona Driver
The Orkney News has been publishing free to view online media for three years.
This is a soup recipe to savour in bad weather or if you have someone at home or neighbour feeling down in the dumps
The sites are mainly free with a few having an admission charge and/or a tour offered.