Shetland can be a magical place in the summer. Catherine Munro writes about the storm petrels at Mousa Broch.
We stepped onto the small boat as the sun dipped below the horizon, filling the sky with the colours of fire. The mirror sea, feeling no wind, reflected the fading colours of the day. As the island drew nearer, anticipation rose, we were about to experience a very special seabird encounter.
The island of Mousa is home to 12,000 breeding pairs of storm petrels, aroun
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Burra now has its own cake fridge where you can buy lovely home bakes. If you are going from the outdoor centre to the beautiful Minn beach you will pass the fridge. Their Facebook page 'Marina's kitchen cabinet' is updated when new cakes are out and has a map for how to find it. The only time I have seen a traffic jam on this island is when it has been announced that new cakes added and there is a rush to get them!