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Daily Archives: April 6, 2010

Shetland Life: Editorial

Shetland Life: Editorial

Misplaced optimismLate last month, the Scottish government’s chief scientist, Professor Anne Glover, was in Shetland to discuss the threat of global warming and the efforts to reduce carbon emissions. According to Professor Glover, Shetlanders have the ideas and, hopefully, the enthusiasm to b... Read more...

Sounding off: A reality check

Sounding off: A reality check

Last month, J. Laughton Johnston argued that the Viking Energy windfarm offers many benefits for Shetland. But James Mackenzie remains unconvinced. here, he outlines the ongoing environmental and economic concerns that many share about the project.J. Laughton Johnston asks us to keep a proper pe... Read more...

Fiction: Fornenst da siccar sea

Fiction: Fornenst da siccar sea

A fictional story, based on accounts of the sixern disaster of July 1881, by Sandy Peterson“So, Robbie boy, hoo did it go da day at da regatta? I gadder fae dy grumpy face – an’ da racket du’s makkin’ – dat hit mebby didna go as weel as du widda wanted.”Speaking from his chair ... Read more...