Introducing me, Leah…

Photography by Ben Mullay, Silk scarf by Helen Ruth, Headband by Fraser Knitwear

Hi, my names Leah & I want to take you on my Shetland adventure.

Born and brought up here I enjoyed a very special childhood. Filled with fresh air and exploring.

When I was 17 I moved to Edinburgh to study at university. City life was great & Edinburgh will always be my second home, but my adult life took me back to the Islands to pursue a career in economic development.

The fact is, this place is special. It just has a feeling & my aim is to show you that. So follow me in daily life to discover what I get up to. From breath taking views to discovering what’s happening socially from our local regattas to music festivals.

I’m no journalist, I’m not even sure I can write a blog. I’m not even a photographer, certainly no historian or naturalist. But I am just me & that’s what you are going to get.

So come along and enjoy the fun and learn what’s it’s like to live on a windswept northerly island which is very much it’s own, but influenced by both Scandinavian and Scottish culture.

7 thoughts on “Introducing me, Leah…

  1. Cat Campbell over on Isle of Harris turned me on to your blog. Wow! Loved this post on Eshaness. What a day you had. I am a blogger also — in the U.S. but frequently travel to Scotland and write about it at “The Scotland Diaries for Outlandercast.com I am over to Shetland in May this year and can’t wait to explore. Will be following your blog and social media!

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  2. Hello Leah, nice blog !
    I wish I could come here and I’m looking formward to watching that TV series as well.
    By the way, if I visit your beautiful island some day, do you think it would be possible to leave it by sea to go to Bergen? (Is there any ferry, fishing boat, freighter, yacht or cruise ship passing by and taking passenger?)
    Kind regards,
    Pat

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  3. Hello Leah, nice blog !
    I wish I could come here and I’m looking formward to watching that TV series as well.
    By the way, if I visit your beautiful island some day, do you think it would be possible to leave it by sea to go to Bergen? (Is there any ferry, fishing boat, freighter, yacht or cruise ship passing by and taking passenger?)
    Kind regards,
    Pat

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  4. Great blog
    Visited Orkney and Shetland this year after my husband working offshore for years.
    Will have to come back ,as I left something there
    My heart 😫😌😍

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  5. Hi Leigh
    I have been to many of the islands in Scotland and love them all I am away back to Lewis/Harris this month cannot get enough of Scotland and If I knew at an early age just how beautiful Scotland was I would never have gone abroad will visit Foula next will have to look it up looks amazing

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