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”
On the 15th of September 1830 the first passenger died as a result of a railway train incident.
“If you let life, live/In your gravel.”
On 8th of September 1932 Patsy Cline, country singer, was born in Winchester Virginia, USA.
“I was listening to a CD by Cream, singing along with the familiar words, then realised how very relevant they are to today”
On the 1st of September 1914 The last passenger pigeon, a female named Martha, dies in captivity in the Cincinnati Zoo.
Our Dancing Floor is covered/The Well of Wishes – sealed.
On the 11th of August 1945 the Allies refuse Japan’s offer to surrender on the condition that Emperor Hirohito retains his status.