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Scottish Islands Explorer

March / April 2019  Volume 20-  Issue 2

Editor's Welcome and Guest Columnist, Samantha Briggs

Vision for 2020 with Explore Loch Resort plus Quiz on Island-ownership

Insights One on Commemorating, Celebrating, Recording & More

Insights Two on Island Innovations - Art of Wool

Between the Sea and the Sgurr
Roger Butler explores the wild landscapes on the Isle of Eigg

From Oban and Orkney Bases to an Edinburgh Berth
James Hendrie on a lighthouse supply-vessel that's now a five-star hotel

Islands Beyond
Jack Palfrey on New Zealand, a long way off, though close to home

Fortified Islands of Loch Lomond
James Scullion considers the southern cluster

Mythbusting on Lismore

David McVey introduces 'an island novice' to a thriving island

Readers' Opportunities One

Outdoor Pursuits Require Inner Protection

Readers' Opportunities Two

Think on These Things


Allan MacDonald believes that there is always an image to be acquired

Back of Beyond - Skerryvore Lighthouse

James Petre outlines its construction and commends viewing

The New Bradt Guide to Orkney

Mark Rowe reflects on aspects of his authorship

Sky Over Skye
Douglas Powell is captivated by looking up and beyond

Flying Around the Northern Isles

Richard Hewitt traces vital routes and developments

A Peedie Tour of Papay

James Hendrie discovered much on a small island

The Longhope Lifeboat

Richard Clubley remembers one of the worst disasters in RNLI history


Marg Greenwood looks forward to moving from blog to book

Crossword Sponsored by the Islands Book Trust

Tom Johnson hasformulated a challenging way that seeks solutions

Island Incidents

Michael Steciuk on birds tht are expert at 'hanging on the breeze'

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