25th July 2016
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AboutPeter Johnson

Reporter for The Shetland Times. I have also worked as an employed and freelance reporter and editor for a variety of print and broadcast media outlets and as as a freelance photographer and film maker/cameraman. In addition to journalism, I have experience in construction, oil analysis, aquaculture, fisheries, the health service and oral history.

Posts by Peter Johnson

Orca encounter at Sandsound

A pod of Orcas provided a thrilling spectacle when they came within a few metres of a small boat in Sandsound on Monday.Stephen Anderson took his guest Robert Peters, visiting from Germany with his wife Karin, off in Mr Anderson’s small Polar boat for a closer look at the highly predatory blac... Read more...

Danish royal yacht in harbour
2 comments, 18/06/2016, by in News

The Danish royal yacht Dannebrog is in Lerwick harbour today as part of an unofficial visit.The vessel was stopping of en route after a visit to Faroe where the Danish royal family had chosen to fly back. The vessel was the outer end of Victoria Pier which was cordoned off for the visit of  t... Read more...