Thursday, 24 December 2015
'Water, Water, Everywhere'
The words of Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 'Water, water, everywhere, / And all the boards did shrink, / Water, water, everywhere, / Nor any drop to drink' - apply to three homes on the south side of Foula. Scottish Water tried to send staff to assist, but bad weather prevented the air journey. An account is in Shetland News. The Ancient Mariner knew the feeling. There are, however, no shortages at the source of the photograph - Glover Lodges on Shetland's South Mainland.
Scottish Islands Explorer - delays in delivery were a drought for some