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Daily Archives: November 6, 2011

Shetland Life: Editorial

Shetland Life: Editorial

We can do betterWe find ourselves in uncertain times. Difficult decisions must be made, and quickly, but public faith in those whose job it is to do so could hardly be any lower. Cuts are coming – to jobs, to services, to “quality of life”, perhaps – but we have yet to learn where exactl... Read more...

Nelson’s column

Nelson’s column

For the past year and a half I have enjoyed spouting my half-baked and ill-formed opinions in this fine organ but alas this will be the final Nelsons Column. With an outgoing editor I thought I’d use the transition to get out fast between regimes like an ex-pat oil worker in Libya with a suitcase ... Read more...

Past Life

Past Life

From Shetland Life, November 1986, No.73(Extract from) Editorial commentWithin the last few months Shetland’s economic outlook has darkened considerably. For the first time since the start of the oil construction boom there has been a considerable reduction in the number of “pe... Read more...