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Scottish Islands Explorer

May / June 2018  Volume 19 -  Issue 3

Editor's Welcome and Guest Columnist, Marg Greenwood

Vision for 2020 with Exploring for Water-powered Mills and the Quiz

Insights One on Wild Places and at Home on a Ferry

Insights Two on Island Innovations by Terry Marsh

Significant Stones
Mavis Gulliver shows how they have attracted attention

A Challenge to Reach and Stay
Jack Palfrey considers two outposts on the Isle of Rum

Islands Beyond
James Hendrie relates the exploits of a Scottish army division in Sicilly

Dun an Sticir
Vivien Martin on the 'Finlaggan of North Uist' and what it has revealed

Orcadian Longhouses

James Hendrie was able to look back at them from museum visits

Readers' Opportunities One

Footloose and Fancy-free

Readers' Opportunities Two

The Columba connection on the Isle of Canna


Cara McKinnon Crawford on Familiarity

Tiree's Lapwings

Michael Steciuk investigates and enthuses


Stephen Roberts looks unto a Shetland settlement thjat 'has it all'

Golf in the Wild

Robin Down takes in views from the Isle of Mull course

On One Wheel

Roger Butler explains how unicycles featured in Hebridean adventures

Arran in Wartime

John Steele focuses on two disasters

The Islands Book Trust
Tom Aston on how there is much on offer during the Summer of '18


Nancy Birch recalls going to Barra

Crossword Sponsored by the Islands Book Trust

Tom Johnson invites you to complete the small grid and win a prize

Island Incidents

Michael Steciuk on a midsummer sunrise with the Old Man of Storr

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