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Scottish Islands Explorer

January / February 2017  Volume 18 -  Issue 1

Editor's Welcome and Guest Columnist, Terry Marsh

Vision for 2020 with A Town Walk, the Quiz and Colectors' Copies

Insights One has Books on Mapping, Imaging and Reflecting on Islands

Insights Two about Shipping Movements on the Sound of Harris

Scottish Seabird Islands - Part One
Richard Clubley focuses on the wilderness

House on the Point - Ullapool
Jack Palfrey experienced pleasures in all directions

Islands Beyond
Tom Aston looks south towards Laurie Island

'A Good Enough Day'
Alayne Barton on Rousay, 45 years after George Mackay Brown

New Marine Protected Area in Wester Ross

Lizzie Williams celebrates initiatives, but is cautious about implementation

Readers' Opportunities One

Whisky, Warmth, Winter and Signage

Readers' Opportunities Two

Ben Buxton has been drawn to Mingulay... are you?


Stewart Dawber is keen to develop his sense of wilderness

The Atlantic Grey Seal

Roger Butler is inquisitive about them

A History of Lismore
Gordon Eaglesham learnt more

A Gallery of Rust

Seth Cook takes delight in the decayed

Apostle of Land Reform

Andrew Wiseman assesses John Murdoch of Islay

A Short Hop to Papa

James Hendrie takes the trip

Island Nurses
Tom Aston learnt from Catherine Morrison about Hebridean Heroines


Declan O'Byrne has re-created journeys to the islands

Crossword Sponsored by the Islands Book Trust

Tom Johnson confronts crossword-puzzlers with his 26th challenge

Island Incidents

Mike Heslop wonders whether clockwise or anti-clockwise around Seil

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