18th October 2018
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In the belly of the beast

In the belly of the beast

Tom Morton is taken on a journey behind the wire and into Mareel Zone “If you don't have steel toe caps, I've got spare boots,” says the genial Richard Wemyss, Shetland Arts' Head of Operations for Mareel. This is not so I can give either his employer or Richard himself a substantial kicking, i... Read more...

Coming home

Coming home

Dave Clark, former Council Chief Executive, remembers what it felt like to return to his boyhood home. The aircraft looked so tiny, parked there on the tarmac, They had always seemed so large as a peerie lad. The Viscounts, then the Hawker Siddeley’s that replaced them. Were all my childhood memo... Read more...

Wir Shop: Shoard, Whalsay

Wir Shop: Shoard, Whalsay

Among charity shops, it is a legend. It is the motherlode, the Aladdin's Cave, a treasury of delights for those of us who love to sift through the second-hand. It is El Dorado. The real Treasure Island. People speak of Whalsay's Shoard shop in hushed voices, plotting expeditions, trying to fit its f... Read more...