Saturday, 28 April 2012

Foula No Go

The sign may read 'Foula: go' but the residents of Britain's most remote permanently-settled island have not been faring well. They are supposed to have a renewable energy system that gives endless supplies, but for the past five months they have had to have the old generators primed. A full account from the news portal, Shetland Daily, indicates just how easy it is for things to go wrong in a place where difficulties are not uncommon.

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1 comment:

Richard Evans said...

Michael Powell's impressive film The Edge of the World (1937) which loosely concerned the abandonment of St Kilda, was entirely filmed on Foula.