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About A Year in My Shetland Garden

The main idea behind ‘A Year in My Shetland Garden’ cookbook is to offer a collection of simple, quick and nourishing recipes for people who enjoy growing their own produce and cooking with it. To hold the cookbook in my hands still feels like a dream to me. After many years of thinking about it, […]

Langsoond – A Shetland Yarn

Donna Smith’s first book Langsoond – A Shetland Yarn is a collection of 10 contemporary knitting projects inspired by Donna’s life in Burra, by the sea, the land, the people and the sheep. Langsoond is the name of a stretch of sea that runs between the two isles of Burra: water that connects many of […]

Shetland Wool Adventures Journal vol.4 Designs Preview

Shetland Wool Adventures Journal features stunning photography, knitting patterns, walks, interesting stories, interviews, recipes and some personal insights into the lives of the Shetland’s top knitters and craftspeople. Shetland is a beautiful and inspiring place and the Journal aims to bring a little piece of our magical isles to your home. You can pre-order your […]

Shetland Wool Adventures Journal vol.4 – Sneak Peek

The fourth volume of the Shetland Wool Adventures Journal is a real treat as we’ll travel to Fair Isle and have an opportunity to immerse ourselves into island life and follow the rhythm of this magical place. There are many brilliant articles, features and interviews to look forward to, as well as stunning photography. It’s […]

Food Made in Shetland: Smoked Haddock Risotto

In preparation for Marian Armitage’s ‘Food Made in Shetland’ upcoming book launch we’re delighted to share one recipe per week with you. Food Made in Shetland features over 60 recipes, useful tips and insights into the Shetland food scene. The recipes put the best of Shetland produce front and centre and will inspire you to […]

Food Made in Shetland: Spiced Treacle Bannocks

We’re very excited to share some news with you about the upcoming book Food Made in Shetland, written by Marian Armitage and beautifully photographed in Marian’s Shetland home in Scatness by Susan Molloy. Food Made in Shetland features over 60 recipes, useful tips and insights into the Shetland food scene. The recipes put the best […]

What is it like living in Shetland?

The other day I came across an interesting question – someone asked: ‘What is it like living in Shetland?” It made me stop and think about it. First of all I should say, in case you don’t know already, I’m not from Shetland. I moved here in 2004 after finishing my degree. My first encounter […]

Shetland Wool Adventures Journal vol.3: Contents

Shetland Wool Adventures Journal is a luxurious celebration in print of craft, creativity, adventure and all things Shetland. Here’s a preview of what to look forward to in volume 3 which will be released in November and it is available to pre-order now. Your Narrative blog will appear here, click preview to see it live.For […]

Shetland Wool Adventures Journal vol.3 Preview

Beautifully designed, presented and printed, Shetland Wool Adventures Journal features beautiful photography, knitting patterns, walks, interesting stories, interviews, recipes and some personal insights into the lives of the Shetland’s top knitters and craftspeople. Shetland is a beautiful and inspiring place and the Journal aims to bring a little piece of our magical isles to your […]

Visiting Shetland – A Brief History of Lerwick & Da Street

Known locally as ‘Da Street’, Commercial Street in the beautiful capital of Lerwick is a Town Centre and commercial hub like no other. It has such a wide-array of shops, businesses, cafes, bars and restaurants that there is always something for someone – whether you are a local or a visitor. As a modern shopping […]