During the summer of 2014 Aberdeen City hosted 50 Wild Dolphins painted statues as part of a fund raising event for ARCHIE Foundation at the Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) charities.
Artists were given creative freedom to decorate them and the Doric Dialect Dolphin pictured above was by Gabrielle Reith and was placed at the Old Aberdeen University Campus just outside the Sir Duncan Rice Library. She combined Doric, Gaelic and Scots words.
Gabrielle said: I've always loved using words and pictures to communicate and inspire and feel that the dolphin project is a brilliant vehicle for my practice.
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The Aberdeenshire skies are under attack from an enemy jet. It is spilling a strange yellow smoke. Minutes later, people start killing each other.
Former Royal Air Force Regiment Gunner Jason Harper witnesses this and then his wife, Pippa, telephones him, shouting that she needs him. They then get cut off. He sets straight out towards the city, unprepared for the nightmare that unfolds during his journey. Everyone seems to want to kill him.
Along the way, he pairs up with fellow survivor Imogen. But she enjoys killing the living dead far too much. Will she kill Jason in her blood thirst? Or will she hinder his journey through this zombie filled dystopian landscape to find his pregnant wife?
The Fence is the first in this series of post-apocalyptic military survival thrillers from the torturous mind of local horror and science fiction novel writer C.G. Buswell.
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An army veteran moves his family back to his Aberdeenshire home, but his nightmare neighbour starts a battle of wits with him. Who will win this One Last War?
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