Setting Sail

Setting Sail includes writing from workshops delivered by GMB Writing Fellow Nalini Paul during which she encouraged the children to write in response to extracts of music. These sessions were held at Stromness Primary School in May 2010.

Compiled and edited by Nalini Paul

First published in 2010 by The George Mackay Brown Fellowship
in association with Creative Scotland, Orkney Islands Council and Leader


Kyle Adam, Ian Adamson, Cormac Alway, Molly Ruth Anderson, Lewis Austen
Lucy Barton, Mia Bentley, Rebecca Braddock, Amber Bryant, Owen Buchanan, Hamish Burgon
Ewan Casely, Fiona Casely, Charlotte Caster, Isla Chalmers, Ryan Chalmers, Amber Clouston, Aoife Craig, Dara Craigie, Ewan Craigie
Willis Deans, Cairn Douglas, Arran Drever
Jamie Flett, Kieran Flett, Lewis Flett, Aaron Flynn, Patrick Foran, Shana Foubister
Alanna Gordon, Hallie Gordon, Ellys Gunn
Martha Hall, Freya Hibbert, Alfie Howard, Maisie Howard
Alannah Irvine, Naomi Irvine, Gary Isbister, Keith Isbister, Rachel Isbister
Liam Kennedy, Daniel Kirkpatrick, Joshua Lane, Lucy Leech
Shannon McCaig, Kimberly Mckinley-Stoves, Cheyenne MacKay, Liam MacKay, Connor MacLeod
Finn McLeod, Megan MacLeod, Solly McLeod, Drew Miller, Brooke Mitchell, Erin Mitchell
Craig Moar, Joss Muir, Sydney Omand, William Omand
Erik Park, Jack Parr, Coleen Poke, Archie Porteous,
Tobin Reilly, Eve Richardson, Ava Ritch, Chloë Ritch, Paul Ritch
Alasdair Seator, Zachary Shiner, Aimee Sinclair, Becky Sinclair, Kerris Sinclair
Alicia Stanger, Tamzin Stanger, Leah Stevenson, Emma Sutherland, Nicola Sutherland, Leah Swan
Jayden Taylor, Kelso Taylor, Phoebe Taylor, Amber Todd, Emma Tulloch, Anna Turner
Daniel Webster, Andria Wishart, Jenna Young, Owen Young


Cover design and page layout:
Iain Ashman

Printed by:
The Orcadian Ltd, Hell’s Half Acre, Hatston, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DY

Product details

Booklet: 24 pages
ISBN 978-0-9566616-1-6

Price £4.00 (£5.00 including p&p)

Setting Sail

A collection of stories and poems inspired by music


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