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Scottish Islands Explorer

September / October 2018  Volume 19 -  Issue 5

Editor's Welcome and Guest Columnist, Matt Safford

Vision for 2020 with Explore plus Quiz on Island Outlines

Insights One on Natural History, Tales and Insights about the North

Insights Two on Island Innovations with the focus on Mustheb

A Colonsay Life
Roger Butler responds to The Potter's Tale of the 1970s

Galson Farm, Isle of Lewis
Jack Palfrey vappreciated how both scenes and lifestyles change

Islands Beyond
Richard Hewitt reflects on Gough Island

Erraid
Barbara Sellars ventures across the strand

Asian Migrants from Beyond the Urals

David Saunders reports on some long-distance avian travellers

Readers' Opportunities One

Cool, Dry and Protected

Readers' Opportunities Two

Camilla Veale presents the challenge of Multiple Sclerosis

Centrepiece

Euan McGregor has painted subjects around Britain

Northern Isles Football

Stephen Roberts discovered different aspects of the game

Aliens on the Islands

Mavis Gulliver records their presence and influence


Eilean nan Naomh
Vivien Martin goes in search of saints

Fair Isle

Kevin Pilley recalls an island that's hard to reach and difficult to leave

Journeys to Experience

Tom Aston took CalMac's Mallaig - Lochboisdale crossing

Orkney Stones

James Hendrie considers giants, rituals, celebrations and the solstice

Islands Book Trust - Ness Conference

Michael Robson was commemorated and celebrated


Responses

Michael Steciuk dwells on contrasts at the Headland of the Stranger

Crossword Sponsored by the Islands Book Trust

Tom Johnson challenges you to seek a solution in the small grid


Island Incidents

Paul Lyttle on trout fishing in Islay


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