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Flying the flag

A braveheart flies the flag. Albert Street, Kirkwall.
Norwegian Independence Day
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Picture added on 17 May 2008
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Norwegian Constitution Day 2008
I see it's the original Orkney flag . If I am to believe what I read then changing the design was unnecessary, a blunder from within the OIC it seems. [Please elaborate... ]
Added by Alan on 17 May 2008
Steven, I have read some very convincing reasons as to why the design didn't need to be changed. The reasoning and history of the flag is all documented in a booklet which can be obtained free of charge from the Herald Printshop, 27 Albert St Kirkwall. I have mislaid my copy so I'm not going to venture an explanation without the facts before me.
Added by Alan on 18 May 2008
See also picture #11548 for more on this magnificent gesture.
Added by Sandy on 19 May 2008
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