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.
The Orkney News intends to make a documentary film telling the individual stories of those who died, what impact their loss had on their friends and families and why it is important that their sacrifice is remembered today.
“it really was the cure for everything – if you had a cold, it was off to bed, with a ‘hot one’ – drink it hot as you can”
Born on this day 1st February 2017 and growing ever stronger. Thank you to all our readers for your continued support.
“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.”