This is from one of the piers in Lerwick facing south. The buildings on the right are called Lodberries. This word comes from Old Norse meaning a place where boats can come alongside. These buildings were built in 18th century and are still inhabited today. The wind can be seen on water. It was a very windy day with gale force winds which nearly landed me in the sea.
St Ninian's Isle is connected to Shetland's mainland by a tombola of sand. Shetland is a group of islands around 170 kilometres (110 miles) north off mainland Scotland. Famous for its Viking heritage and fabulous bird life. This tombola never desappears een in the roughest of weathers
The high rugged cliffs of Shetland are spectacular. A great breeding area for many seabirds.
The high cliffs of Eshaness in the northern part of Shetland. These cliffs create a dramatic backdrop to the wild seas of the Atlantic Ocean.
A variety of old Shetland boats moored at the Shetland Museum harbour Lerwick, also known as Hay's Dock.
This building is seen in the BBC1 TV drama called Shetland. The word lodberry comes from the Old Norse hlaðberg, meaning a place where boats could be brought alongside for loading or unloading.