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Letters / Campaigning against his own act?
Letters / Bleak landscape for tourism
Letters / Appalling lack of foresight
Letters / Campaigning to kill Brexit
Letters / ‘I hasten to apologise’
Letters / What on earth are they afraid of?
Letters / A UNESCO designation too many
Review / Andrews a gentle voice that gets under your skin
Letters / Tackling climate change: ‘it’s not news – and there’s no money in it’
Letters / Carmichael one of the Brexit saboteurs
Letters / Is the word ‘bonstable’ still in use?
Letters / College lecturers demand basic pay rise
Letters / Much to gain
Letters / Can you help to shed light on an old saying?
Letters / Peppercorn rents
Review / Puss in Boots goes down an absolute treatThe venerable panto favorite provides plenty of slapstick and pratfalls and chasing-about-the-theatre.
Review / Nine artists enthused by the natural environmentDa Gadderie exhibition is open until 21 December.
Letters / The wind farm’s impact on tourism
Review / The magic quality of island lifeNatural history writer Patrick Barkham’s arrival in Shetland on Friday evening as a guest speaker for Wordplay was certainly an eventful one.
Review / ‘The global web of life with a valley at the centre’WORDPLAY was host to one of Scotland’s most promising new writers, Malachy Tallack, who returned home to Shetland to deliver a travel writing workshop on Saturday morning at the Shetland Library and a public talk in Mareel in the evening to introduce his book Valley at the Centre of the World to a local audience. Alex Purbrick spoke to him about his latest book.
Review / Wordplay kicks off with an inspiring celebration of local writingWORDPLAY 2018 officially began on Thursday evening in Mareel with A Celebration of Shetland Writingwhere a small, intimate audience gathered to listen to poetry and prose from a variety of local writers. Alex Purbrick was in the audience.
Letters / Relocate Shetland College to the town centreMany readers will think since I tend to mention the subject of a relocation for the Shetland College quite a bit in the course of a year and that I should just let it pass.
Letters / The dangers of wrecking BrexitI write in response to your article Brexit survey triggers calls for people’s referendum (SN, 6/11/2018).
Review / ‘Failure is not an option’Wildlife cameraman and climate change campaigner Doug Allan has been in Shetland for a series of talks in local schools, and one at Mareel on Sunday night. Alex Purbrick went along.
Letters / The case for fixed linksFor more than a decade members of the Whalsay community have been promoting a way for the SIC to cut the Shetland Islands Council’s production of carbon and save millions of pounds of public finance in the process.
Viewpoint / SLAP deal ‘extremely good news’FORMER council leader Gary Robinson explains why buying Shetland Charitable Trust (SCT)’s property arm SLAP was the right thing to do for the council and why public buildings should never have ended up in the ownership of the company in the first place.
Letters / Where are the cygnets?
Letters / Inappropriate for a Geopark
Letters / Mankind releases CO2Frank Hay’s letter on behalf of Sustainable Shetland (Group in not anti-renewables; SN, 19/10/2018) states that wind farms cannot be constructed without using large quantities of fossil fuels.
Letters / Group is not anti-renewables
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