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Fine book on fishing

Fine book on fishing

Kindly Folk and Bonny Boats, by Gloria Wilson. History Press, £12.99 When one is old enough to look back over quite a few decades, it’s somewhat disconcerting to realise that many things once universal and seemingly everlasting are now rare and historical. Such is the case with fishing boats; ... Read more...

Action and adventure from Steve

Action and adventure from Steve

08/05/2009, by in Arts & Entertainment

By LOUISE THOMASON Pupils in Shetland got a treat last week when acclaimed children’s author Steve Cole visited various schools as part of the Scottish Book Trust’s Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour. One of the visits was to Aith Junior High School on Thursday morning, when instead... Read more...

Author to talk to children

Author to talk to children

Children’s writer Steve Cole, author of the best-selling Astrosaurs series, will be talking to over 400 Shetland children over three days when he visits local schools as part of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour. The book tour is run by the Scottish Book Trust, Scotland’s leading a... Read more...

Lightsome magazine

Lightsome magazine

The current New Shetlander, number 247, is a lightsome and varied issue. An extract from the poem Mindin by the late Willie Barclay of Hos­wick leads off. Barclay's writing is most familiar locally through his song lyrics, set to music and sung by his son Eddie. Mindin takes the reader back t... Read more...