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Lost at the edge of the world

The Shetland Islands: Scotland’s last, northernmost outpost
Beach and seafront stone houses in Lerwick, Shetland Islands

Tom Morton has lived there for 30 years, running the shop Last Books from his house in the village of Quidawick, and occasionally working as a crofter, journalist, broadcaster, whisky taster, tourism development officer, dogwalker, general dogsbody and funeral celebrant. Tom’s latest book, In Shetland: Tales from the Last Bookshop is Tom’s story of what it’s like to turn - some would say run - away from ‘civilisation’ and learn to live in one of the most remote corners of Scotland. The book takes you beneath the surface of Shetland life, into a community which is full of fascinating characters, incredible wildlife, hilarity, tragedy, pigs, sheep, hens, bannocks and a lot of extreme weather. It’s a book about the love of books, and the love of a very special place….

Chapter One: Lost

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July iScot Edition 2017 Scot June 2017 issue - the one with The signpst indicating left for IndyRef and right for - we're all going to die 116 jam packed pages of the best craic in Scotland from the only truly independent pro Scottish magazine, and if you chose not to buy this we're coming round to your house with big Louie and the lads - you've been warned!