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A personal column by Louise Thomason

A personal column by Louise Thomason

16/12/2016, by in Features

Acts of Christmas kindness We’re just a week away from Christmas. Our tree is up, some presents wrapped, and meal planning has commenced. I have to admit that, with a 16-month-old not yet aware of all the fuss, I’m probably the most excited member of the family.I’m not sure why I love Chr... Read more...

Dialect proves to be a talking point

Dialect proves to be a talking point

1 comment, 12/09/2016, by in Features

Over the past four weeks Alastair Christie-Johnston, the co-author of Shetland Words, has been presenting a few of his favourites in The Shetland Times. Here we have compiled the first four words that have appeared in the newspaper's Dialect Dictionary column. Like all dialects, that used in Shetl... Read more...