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Scottish Islands Explorer

January - February 2016  Volume 17 -  Issue 1

Editor's Welcome and Guest Columnist, Marieka McBean

Vision for 2020 on Looking Back and undertaking the regular Quiz

Insights contain an Annual Book Bonanza

Calgary Bay, Mull
Roger Butler takes in the beach of the meadow

The Gatliff Hostels
Jack Palfrey explains the inspiration of their founder

Islands Beyond
David Saunders connects Grassholm with Hoy

The Warrior Awakens
Craig Whyte recalls the victims of Arran's Peaks

Vanishings and Secrets
Gordon Eaglesham deves into the unresolved

Readers' Opportunities One


Readers' Opportunities Two

Ten Nights, Eleven Islands and Twelve Explorers


David Russell discovered Landscape Photography


Mavis Gulliver visits the one off Lismore

The Ba' Games
James Hendrie follows and explains the Kirkwall tradition

Duart Castle

James Petre writes on Mull and the Macleans

John Duncan

Andrew Wiseman depicts a Scottish Symbloist in the Hebrides

North Ronaldsay Sheep

Kate Traill Price supports the flock that survived

Iona - Last in the Series
Barbara Sellars presents the final item and images ... on Winter


Julie Staines responds to a vital question about island life

Crossword Sponsored by the Islands Book Trust

Tom Johnson invites you to complete two grids

Island Incidents

Richard Clubley met May Brown and learnt about Bletchley Park

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