Snowy scenes and innovative experiments in ice

From traditional igloos, to more unusual snow sofas and even a pub – people have been making the most of their snowy surroundings.

Over the past week, Shetland has been covered in a thick blanket of snow, with North Mainland the North Isles receiving the most of it.

While the weather has forced schools to close, made travelling tricky and put a huge strain on the SIC’s gritting team – it has also been a source of fun and experimentation.

Readers of The Shetland Times have shared a few of these, along with some fantastic photos of the wintery landscapes.

Laura Tulloch also shared a photo of Marelize Meier and Merran Clubb sitting on their snow couch and toasting marshmallows.
Jill Wilson said Foula was looking stunning from Watsness.
Alastair Christie-Johnston’s photo titled ‘One for the Deep Freeze in  Aywick’.

If you have a snowy photo to share, send it in to along with a brief description.


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