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Daily Archives: August 25, 2011

Editorial: The Old Rock 26.08.11

Editorial: The Old Rock 26.08.11

25/08/2011, by in News

There was good news for Shetland’s economy this week from oil giant BP about likely investment in the Clair field off Shetland and the prospect, although it is only a prospect, of Sullom Voe continuing to be the port of choice for Schiehallion oil when a new floating production vessel has been bui... Read more...

Spaekalation

Spaekalation

25/08/2011, by in News

People get nervous when they hear you write fiction. They are afraid that you will make them into a character in your next novel; put them in a world of your own creation, where you can do with them what you will. (more…) Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

25/08/2011, by in Features

25 Years AgoHundreds of boxes of saithe have been dumped from Shetland boats this week – because of Government laws designed to “conserve” stocks.Now the Shetland Fish Producers Organisation has called for a realistic sectoral saithe quota for Shetland to stop the waste. (more…) Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

25/08/2011, by in Features

There can be few places in the world like Shetland in the sunshine. That was the thought that lodged itself in my mind as I walked along the beach towards my lunch on Tuesday in Papa Stour. To say it was peaceful would have been an understatement – I felt like I could have been the last person ali... Read more...