Saturday, December 31, 2011

Sneak preview of new Shetland Life - out 6 January

Featuring an exclusive, hard-hitting piece by former council chief Dave Clark, a profile of Shetland-born EIS boss Ronnie Smith, a heroic tale of Arctic survival, Lerwick's poisonous pies, and a marvellous photo essay on the late lamented North Star by Chloe Garrick. Who also took this front cover shot of the Market Cross in snow:

Friday, December 30, 2011

Defacers Of The Thistle strike again!

It's a Shetland thing. Whose oil did you say it was?

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Back garden, Wednesday morning

The view out over Ura Firth and the Ness of Hillswick towards St Magnus' Bay, 8.30am
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Sunday, December 18, 2011

Top 10 albums of 2011 my humble opinion...

Tom Waits: Bad as Me
Gillian Welch: The Harrow and the Harvest
Frank Turner: England Keep My Bones
Babybird: The Pleasures of Self Destruction
Laura Marling: A Creature I Don’t Know
Josh T Pearson: Last of the Country Gentlemen
Ryan Adams: Ashes and Fire
British Sea Power: Valhalla Dancehall
Arcade Fire: The Suburbs
Sweet Inspiration: The Songs of Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham (compilation)