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- A coorse day
Rhoda Bulter describes a day of wild weather late on in the year
- Auld Maunsie's Crö
Probably still the most famous poem in the Shetland dialect. Basil Anderson's vivid picture of a way of life, a place and its people, makes perceptive comment on life anywhere, at any time.
- Daa looks i da door
Emily Milne's 'Daa looks i da door' has a quiet poignancy.
- Ebb Draemin
Rhoda Bulter fondly recalls the people, place and way of life she knew while growing up.
- Fae da Grund
Vagaland's poem harks back to a time when people believed in trows.
The sights, sounds and smells of the working year in a crofting township, lovingly described by Rhoda Bulter.
Rhoda Bulter remembers some scents and smells of a country childhood.
- Gjaan for da airrents
A humorous reflection on shopping 'then and now', by Rhoda Bulter.
- Kwarna Farna?
Kwarna Farna? - Vagaland (T.A. Robertson). 'Where are you going?' (Norn): a look at depopulation.
- Moarnin ida Kames
Winter commuting, Shetland-style