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Da Lass wi da Peerie Dug

Da Lass wi da Peerie Dug

translated by Bruce EunsonThis is a translation of Anton Chekhov’s short story, The Lady with the Little Dog. Originally written in Russian and published in 1899, I have translated Rosamund Bartlett’s English version into Shetland dialect. With the help of Vladimir Nabokov’s notes on the s... Read more...

Past Life: A right to work?

Past Life: A right to work?

From Shetland Life, June 1986, No.68(Extract from) Points of Viewby Basil WishartIt is not surprising that the consequences of what is in effect a new industrial revolution are ignored, even by some of its immediate victims. The rank and file still talk (and sometimes sho... Read more...