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Dear All, I am currently working on a project related to the myth of the Selkie. I am researching the different versions and types of stories related to sealskin creatures. My interest is primarily on how these stories are transmitted orally. I have done extensive research on the internet and libraries, but my aim is to collect as many different audio versions as I can. These will be part of an ongoing artistic project I am making on the islands. I will be visiting form the 30th till the 14th of February. If you are interested in telling your version of the tale please contact me at erie
Hello! I'm going to be in Lerwick next week and I'm looking for people to help me out with a bit of storytelling for my Master's research paper on traditional stories, ghost stories, trow (broonie) stories, or any kind of story in Shetland. Please contact me if you're interested. I'm in Shetland from the 14th to the 20th. Every story will be recorded, so you'll need to sign a permission form, as the University of Aberdeen requires them for any research participant. You may contact me for anything. Questions, comments, ect. All ages are welcomed. Thanks! Jen A bit about my research. I am
Hiya! So I'm doing some research into ghost stories on Shetland, particularly around Yell, for my Master's dissertation. I wanted to talk about the Windhouse. These are just some questions I'm asking to the general public right now. I've been to Shetland, and I love it there. I'm interested in the public and story teller point of view on Windhouse and some other things I'll ask in my questions. Naturally if you want to contact me, please do so! I'm always up for a conversation. Question One: What is the story of Windhouse? Is it a Ghost Story, or a Fairy Story (Trowy)? Question Two: Are