The League of Notions (2013)

The League of Notions is a pamphlet of poems by Jim Mainland with drawings by Frances Pelly. Jim was the principal teacher of Brae High School, Shetland. Frances, a founder member of Hansel Cooperative Press, lives in Orkney.


“This rich new selection from Jim Mainland is for savouring and re-reading, and enjoying the taste of the words and the dexterity of the language.”
Review of ‘The League of Notions’, Pam Beasant, The New Shetlander, 2013

“The words are complemented and enhanced by the presentation from hansel Cooperative Press…”
‘Poetry pamphlet launched at Wordplay Festival’, The Orcadian, 10th of October 2013