Sadly no cup of tea

How twee, I thought, when I heard that there were to be teas and homebakes available after the Sustainable Shetland march.

After marching in the cold wind and drizzle with so many others against the Viking Energy scheme, all of a sudden a really hot cup of tea and a few fancies seemed like a wonderful idea. But due to the crowd that had got there first, the guardians of the town hall would not let any more folk in. I ended up in the Peerie Cafe, followed by plenty of others from the march.

Good march, good protest and, hopefully, in due course a good result.

Brian Nugent


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  • Kathy Greaves

    • February 24th, 2011 18:20

    There was loads of food, Brian, including hot soup, all first class.

    I just managed to get in when the powers that be said no more allowed in,as I was helping.

    The downstairs room, which was set out with rows of chairs and where there was a film on windfarms being screened, was empty – this could have held many more people.

    It was a good march, friendly and coordinated. Thanks to all who organised the event. Could we have some better weather next time!

    Best wishes

    Kathy Greaves


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