November 25, 2019

The North Roe Neolithic ‘axe factory’ covers an area of at least 60 square kilometres, from the Beorgs of Uyea on its northern fringe to the slopes of Collafirth, Midfield and Ronas Hill on the southern. Intensive quarrying and knappi...

November 15, 2019

Born on the 1st of March 1891 in Forfar C S T Calder is perhaps most closely associated with Shetland as anywhere, a result of his extensive work on prehistoric sites in the 1940s and 1950s. Trained as an architect he was employed by...

November 5, 2019

The presence of witches in Shetland folklore runs persistently deep. Though they are sometimes helpful they are as often not, the tragic consequences of the belief in these ‘devilish’ persons coming to a frenzied end late in the 17th...

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