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Scottish Islands Explorer

November / December 2016  Volume 17 -  Issue 6

Editor's Welcome and Guest Columnist, Emily Richards

Vision for 2020 with Christmas Offers as well as the Quiz challenge

Insights One has Books with Seasonal Interests - as Presents or for Pursuits

Insights Two on A Gift from a Writer's Cabin

Stephen Roberts traces its development from a Shetland backwater

From the Static to the Dynamic
Jack Palfrey took a Jerba campervan on a test-run

Islands Beyond
Hew Prendergast finds coincidences in Bronte, Sicily

Roger Butler focuses on 'the Gateway to the Isles'

The Cladh Hallan Mummies

Sharon Brookshaw uncovers some of their mysteries

Readers' Opportunities One

Get Out More ... With Less!

Readers' Opportunities Two

HMS Hampshire: A Century of Myths and Mysteries Unravelled


Little Terns - Michael Steciuk shares his images from an assignment

Isle of May - Beloved of Vikings, Smugglers and Seabirds

Marieke McBean on the island in the Firth of Forth

Ages of Man and Tomb of Eagles
James Hendrie visits the archaeological finds of two people


James Petre sees it more as an island

The Corryvreckan

Gordon Eaglesham explains the whirlpool phenomenon

Beehive Cells

Marc Calhoun takes a walk to Ardveg

Susan Hulme investigates rhw 'Iona' beside the city


Chris Banks revives special memories of visiting St Kilda

Crossword Sponsored by the Islands Book Trust

Tom Johnson presents puzzlers with his 25th challenge

Island Incidents

Barabara Sellars experienced the anceient and modern in Inchcailloch

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