20th July 2019
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So whose oil is it anyway?

So whose oil is it anyway?

Council convener Sandy Cluness says the opportunity for more local control should be grasped. In a couple of years or so we will have a fundamental choice to make: whether to restore Scotland’s independence after 300 years, or to remain part of the United Kingdom. (more…) Read more...

Off the record

Off the record

by Clive Munro "So, Clive, what's your Top 10 albums of all time ?" No-one's asked me that in a long time but when Tom asked me about doing a music column for Shetland Life I remembered that he had run a feature in The Shetland Times back in the late 80s in which (relatively) well known Shetlander... Read more...

Music: Nothing is explained

Music: Nothing is explained

Malachy Tallack meets singer-songwriter Donald Anderson to discuss his new album, In Passing. It is difficult to know how to introduce In Passing. Is this Donald Anderson’s second album? Or the debut from The Donald Anderson Band? The CD cover at least suggests the latter, and fans of the songw... Read more...

Sounding off: Gone tomorrow?

Sounding off: Gone tomorrow?

Paul Harvey explains why one of Shetland’s unique flowering plants is currently threatened with extinction. Imagine discovering a group of 25 bright yellow flowers on a rocky knowe at the bottom of your garden and being told that they were the only examples of their kind anywhere in the world.... Read more...

Reminiscence: Memories of Berlin

Reminiscence: Memories of Berlin

Chris Bunyan recalls his experiences in the divided and reunited city of Berlin. The recent anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall made me think about my times in that city over a 20 year period – from after the wall had been built to after the downfall of the East German regime. (more... Read more...