Sir Peter Maxwell Davies chats to the Orkney Vole about Independence.

375px-Peter_Maxwell_DaviesAs all the best authorities agree,  this Orkney Vole is no common beast and so was delighted to chat in his burrow with Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, CH, CBE, Master of the Queen’s Music Emeritus just as he was relaxing before a performance of ‘Solstice of Light’ in Saint Magnus Cathedral.  We were sharing a glass of the ‘right stuff’, a decent Scapa and the subject of independence came up. I was complaining how the Burnside Hogboon (who was in the kitchen preparing  a meal) was a Liberal Democrat and he was saying that the nearest one to him on Sanday had similar problems and in addition had little ear for music.

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