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Shetland Diaries: Otters, Orcas, Puffins and Wonderful People #2020

Shetland Diaries Otters Orcas Puffins and Wonderful People Tying in with a major eight part BBC series popular presenter and bestselling author Simon King reveals the natural splendour of the Shetland Islands

  • Title: Shetland Diaries: Otters, Orcas, Puffins and Wonderful People
  • Author: Simon King
  • ISBN: 9780340918753
  • Page: 156
  • Format: Paperback
  • Shetland Diaries: Otters, Orcas, Puffins and Wonderful People By Simon King, Tying in with a major eight part BBC series, popular presenter and bestselling author Simon King reveals the natural splendour of the Shetland Islands.

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    1. Simon King spent a year on the Shetland Islands filming and keeping a diary, accompanied by his wife Marguerite and young daughter Savannah His main objective was to film otters, an animal for which he has a long time passion He also filmed orcas on one occasion seeing a large pod within metres of the boat in which he was travelling His description of this event was breathtaking He filmed puffins close up, gannets plunging into the sea to catch fish and the secretive storm petrel on the Island o [...]

    2. A professional naturalist film editor and his wife, of the same occupation, and toddler daughter,spend summers in the far, far northern reaches of Scotland where they with infinite patience track down the otters, orcas, and puffans of the area They find ways to get up close to observe without frightening any of the above and most importantly also not disturbing the nests and safety of the sealife already skittish They are so unobtrusive they learn to recognize and follow individual ones The otte [...]

    3. I loved this book and it is definitely a keeper Well written, beautiful descriptions of wildlife and the Shetland Islands Simon Kings love of the place shines through and his enthusiasm is infectious.

    4. I did get a bit edgy at the beginning of this signs of inadequate editing I was hoping for information about the series I had watched on TV and initially found it somewhat flat and repetitive, but it came good.

    5. Simon Kings love for the natural world is infectious I now have a new goal in life to visit the Shetland island and experience those harsh weathers a stubborn protest of a land in the face of an incessant maritime campaign

    6. Charming account of Simon King s time on Shetland with his family Clear, straightforward prose allows his love of the islands to shine through.

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