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A year ago I was at Up Helly Aa

Up Helly Aa has been and gone again. It’s always on the last Tuesday of January and brightens some of the darkest days in the British winter. Shetland being so far north, it gets even gloomier than Manchester. Something hard … Continue reading

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Up Helly Aa 2015 (the day)

Days don’t get much better than this. Continue reading

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A Potted History of Up Helly Aa

A brief look at the origins of Up Helly Aa. Continue reading

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I’m going to Up Helly Aa!

I’ve got the chance to go to Up Helly Aa and I’m jumping at it. Continue reading

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