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Now displaying: September, 2017
Sep 28, 2017

Jim Sim is a missionary from Shetland.

He is based in Houston, Texas, and has worked throughout South America. Recently he has been involved in working in Panama and building houses.

On a return trip to Shetland, he speaks to Marjolein about his life in the Americas and work as a missionary.

Sep 21, 2017

Shetland born and bred textile designer, Ella Gordon, speaks to host Marjolein Robertson about her love of Shetland knitwear.

Ella talks about her textiles studies at the Shetland College, bringing her into the world of knitwear and designing she thrives in today – even acting as Patron for the Shetland Wool Week 2016.

Listen to her story, find out more about her interests and some information on what to expect at Shetland Wool Week 2017.

For more information about Ella's work, and the online shop to buy her knitting patterns visit: https://ellagordon.wordpress.com/ 

Sep 14, 2017

Chef Akshay Borges shares his story on this week's podcast, from leaving his home in Mumbai to study in Edinburgh, then his chance move to Shetland where he began working in the kitchen of Scalloway Hotel. Now, a trained chef, Akshay is pursuing a number of interesting projects within Shetland and also to promote Shetland food to a world wide audience. He discusses all of this and shares information about this year's Shetland Food Fair, on this weekend, with podcast host Marjolein Robertson. 

Now, a trained chef, Akshay is pursuing a number of interesting projects within Shetland and is also keen to promote Shetland food to a worldwide audience. He discusses all of this and shares information about this year's Shetland Food Fair, on this weekend, with podcast host Marjolein Robertson. 

He discusses all of this and shares information about this year's Shetland Food Fair, on this weekend (15th-17th September 2017), with podcast host Marjolein Robertson. 

Sep 7, 2017

Shetland born and bred Thomas Jones left the isles to study music and sound production after he finished his education at the Anderson High School.

Since then he has travelled the world working in different productions and tours. 

After returning to Shetland a little over three years ago he has begun working for Shetland Arts as well as taking part in numerous arts projects and the band Big Time Quell.

He speaks to podcast host Marjolein Robertson about these endeavours as well as upcoming music festival extravaganza Bop Stock And Three Smoking Venues.

Sep 4, 2017

As the curtain closes on another Screenplay film festival The Shetland Times Podcast goes to the movies.

Marjolein Robertson interviews volunteer coordinator Cara McDiarmid, director Hope Dickson Leach, professor Phil Scraton, actor George MacKay and festival co-curators Mark Kermode and Linda Ruth Williams.

 

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