A fishy place!

An island at the point where the powerful currents of the Atlantic Ocean meet the North Sea and close to the seaboards of northern Europe, Shetland is surrounded by fish-rich sea. There is evidence from prehistoric times onwards of inshore fishing in the deep, comparatively sheltered sea voes and then of offshore fishing and the… Continue reading A fishy place!

Shetland flowers

As we move from spring to summer here in Shetland we are enjoying a changing range of wild flowers. Now there are small meadow areas with red and straw grasses spotted with colourful flowers.  On our way to the shop there are patches of sky-reflecting water, boggy bright green mosses, and swathes of spiky green… Continue reading Shetland flowers