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Youth Voice: an occasional column

Youth Voice: an occasional column

18/02/2011, by in Features

Hello!This month has been another successful one, with the usual Youth Voice meeting being very productive. We discussed the benefit of the new Mareel with Leah Irvine, who facilitated a focus group for the members. A big thanks to Leah. Many of us now have a better understanding of Mar... Read more...

Air-conditioning is a refreshing change

Air-conditioning is a refreshing change

16/07/2010, by in Features

Bobby Macaulay continues his journey in southern Africa and reports back from a trip to a holiday resort in Mozambique.Our time in the capital of Mozam­bique, Maputo, was relaxed and high-living. We were staying in a big air-conditioned house with constant transport, good food and a plethora of... Read more...

Swaziland trip revives surreal memories

Swaziland trip revives surreal memories

09/07/2010, by in Features

Bobby Macaulay continues his travels in southern Africa amid the thrills of the World Cup which is set to come to an end on Sunday with the final between the Netherlands and Spain.After the excitement and hysteria of my first World Cup match and the mission of a two-day bus journey from Port Eli... Read more...

One visitor will definitely not remember

One visitor will definitely not remember

25/06/2010, by in Features

Eleven-week-old Jamieson Hilton from California is believed to be the Hamefarin’s youngest visitor.He will not remember it, but he was presented with a Burra bear on Tuesday by the Hamefarin commit­tee, to the delight of parents Scott and Chika (who is originally from Japan), aunt Amanda Hilt... Read more...

Fiddlers pay fitting tribute to Anderson

Fiddlers pay fitting tribute to Anderson

18/06/2010, by in Features

As part of the Hamefarin cele­brations, a Tammy Anderson Tribute Concert was held in the Clickimin on Wednesday evening.Featuring some of Shetland’s best known fiddlers and those who knew or were influenced by the man, the line-up included Catriona MacDonald, Shetland’s Heritage Fiddlers an... Read more...

Quilters pull together for Norse display

Quilters pull together for Norse display

18/06/2010, by in Features

Twenty women – 14 Hamefarers and six locals – joined hamefarer and quilter Ann Hill at Islesburgh on Wednesday in a class to work on quilted cushions.The women were all stitching the same design of the three Nornes, the three fates of Norse mythology which gave advice to the god Odin about ... Read more...

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