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Scottish Islands Explorer - May / June 2017 Edition

Copies are in the shops, including an increased number of W H Smith branches, and can be delivered to new subscribers within a few days of ordering.

Spring Features

A bargain price of £9.99 for the year is available for the digital edition and Pocket Mags is the place to acquire this publication. This vesion is usually available a short time ahead of the print issue and so here is a group of readers who are in poll position.


Daily Blog

The Blog of items of Scottish islands interest has reached over 2160 appearing on consecutive days. It's worth keeping an eye on the brief, illustrated, informative insights as to what's happening on the Western, Northern and Clyde Islands as well as the Outliers.


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Looking for a gift for family or friends? Perhaps, considering giving yourself a treat? With this issue there is a 20% discount on the prints of Shetland and Skye produced by top photographer, Konrad Borkowski. Our subscription-rates are unchanged and now represent even better value.  Binders are available at £12.45 and available back issues at £4.00, both with free postage. There is a wide range of DVDs on islands, areas and topics. The credit card facility is secure and payments will be refunded if the goods fail to please. Full Present-Giving Solutions appear on the Inside Back Cover of the current edition.

Cara McKinnon Crawford

Cara McKinnon Crawford

A Scottish Colourist with an International Artistic Reputation
Invites Readers of Scottish Islands Explorer

To click here to learn more about her work


Back Issue CD

Back issues of Scottish Islands Explorer
on a newly-issued, fully searchable archive CD are available. They cover from January 2000 until November / December 2015.

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Highlands and Islands of Scotland DVD's

Highlands and Islands of Scotland DVDs
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Scottish Islands Explorer was launched in January 2000 and has featured the work of almost 250 writers. It is available in shops throughout Scotland and by subscription to anywhere in the UK, Europe and the World. This bi-monthly magazine is published by Ravenspoint Press Ltd and

the May / June 2017 issue is both on sale and available.

It is complemented by a daily blog providing insights into island life, issues, events and people. 

Click here for an interview given by the Editor to Private Island News.

 

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The May / June 2017 issue has been published.

This edition includes items on Colonsay, Bute and Arran; accommodation in the Outer Hebrides and aspects of the islands' Fibre Optic Broadband; the recent past on the Monachs recalled by the late Rosa Baker; islands that were homes to The Flying Duchess; the more distant past on Skye; and significant landscapes in Orkney as well as those displaying Machair in the Hebrides.

Another 'island-crossword' - the 28th in the series - compiled by Tom Johnson, whose puzzles appear regularly in the Spectator and Financial Times, is sponsored by The Islands Book Trust.

 

Vision for 2020

Vision for 2020

Always worth a visit is the Island Quiz from our compiler, David Hoult, who regularly presents a challenge to those readers wanting to have their knowledge or research skills tested. In this edition the questions are on ferries in the Western and Northern Isles.

 

Telephone calls should be answered in person on 01379 890270 from 10.00 - 17.00 on Monday - Friday. If not, then try 01422 410615 for the Circulation Manager. To contact the Editor directly, call 07510 127014.

 

For a brief history of the publication and an obituary of Jeremy Smith, the Editor and Proprietor from 2007-10.

 

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