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Welcome to the Scottish Islands Explorer

Scottish Islands Explorer

November / December 2015 -  Volume 16 -  Issue 6

Editor's Welcome and Guest Columnist, Julie Staines

Vision for 2020 with The More the Greater the Discount plus the regular Quiz

Insights One on Poetry, Archaeology and Journeys

Insights Two is about First Views

Orkney in Winter
Richard Clubley experienced and enjoyed an out-of-season visit ...

The Dunmair in Dunbar
... and find a hotel gem while exploring an island pearl

Islands Beyond
Vivien Martin found comparisons between Saaremaa, in the Baltic, and Scottish islands

Isolated Islands in the Northern Waters
Gordon Eaglesham surveys past and present communities

Island Books: A Personal Top Ten
Roger Butler chooses, after careful deliberation

Readers' Opportunities One

An Appropriate Container for an Appealing Content

Readers' Opportunities Two

Robin Cooke invites you to the Harrow Whisky Festival


Michael Steciuk is 'Inspired by the Essence of Beauty' on the Isle of Eigg

Kintyre - the Mainland Island

Mavis Gulliver recommends a holiday destination with a difference

Muck and the Small Isles
David Hoult considers continuity and change

Inch Kenneth

Andrew Wiseman follows on from Boswell and Johnson

Visible to the Four Corners

James Hendrie reveals how the Lewis War Memorial was constructed

The Lyness Wartime Trail

Stephen Roberts sees how a powerful naval base declined

A Stag from Rum
Tom Aston examines an escapade


Julian Paren recommends touring the Black Isle on an electric bike

Crossword Sponsored by the Islands Book Trust

Tom Johnson invites you to complete both large and small grids

Island Incidents

Barbara Sellars depicts winter months on Iona

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