This Saturday afternoon from 2.30 to 3.30 Orkney Library and Archive in Kirkwall will be marking Robert Burns day.
“Two of us enter/on hands and knees”
“He’s taken to vaping./It used to be rollies.”
A Seasonal Ditty.
Why do people leave it ‘til Christmas/To send you their bad news?
“Two little figurines – having a look round”
“I check out Fred Turner’s blog every now and then, as Fred can be relied upon to be a Voice of Reason, and I came upon this……”
2020 is the 20th birthday of Womens Aid Orkney
On this day in 1958 Boris Pasternak won the Nobel Prize for Literature, here is his poem “A Dream”.
“Tho’ those places can be rocky”