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Dementia and the hakaRead MoreMay 13, 2017
A recent study by the University of Auckland in New Zealand has found that the Maori kapa haka, a mixture of dance and choral songs, may have an effect on dementia.
Shetland storiesRead MoreFebruary 17, 2017
Shetland, as in the rest of the world, is part of a storytelling tradition which harks back to Viking tales.
Sing for SpringRead MoreJanuary 28, 2017
Every week we get lots of interesting things sent to the inbox, far too many to write about each one. So we are trying something new for us - what is coming up each week.
Oil of swallowsRead MoreJanuary 14, 2017
Five years that defined an eraRead MoreJanuary 7, 2017
The five years from 1966 until 1970 were a time of great changes which are still being felt today.
Christmas greetings 2016Read MoreDecember 24, 2016
It is just past the shortest day of the year, and it is, of course, Christmas!
Opera with a differenceRead MoreDecember 10, 2016
A reader of the blog sent in this link to an intriguing idea and a multi-species opera!