The September issue of Danish Island Journal Ø-Posten has just been published. You can download a copy here http://www.danske-smaaoer.dk/images/-Posten_169_skaerm.pdf. Alas, it is only in Danish but anyone can read Danish with a little help from Google Translate.
The editorial by Danish chairman Dorthe Winter asks “Can you grow old on your island?”. The 27 small Danish islands are not municipalities and worry about the quality standards for home care on their islands. Avernakø and Lyø have opened a case against Faaborg- Midtfyn Municipality at the National Social Appeals Board, Tunø has brought an action against Odder municipality, and Fejø, Femø and Askø have brought proceedings against Lolland Municipality. A most important question for every island!
Number 169 also deals with the ESIN general meeting on Orkney, how to work on different ideas to strengthen the island’s settlement work, how islands can visibly reflect their potential to the outside world, and the very nice results of the “Island Passport” campaign. The whole Island passport can be seen here: https://issuu.com/sammenslutningenafdanskesmaoer/docs/__-pas_genoptryk_skaerm
Ø-Posten is published four times a year. It offers a superb impression of what’s up and what’s down among Denmark’s 27 small islands. This one is number 169. Impressive!