Poems from Island, a new collection by Stephanie Conn.Read More
A gallery of work taken in Salt Spring Island by photographer D Niko Holmes.Read More
Watch out for morasses if heading out on Scalpay, warns Marg Greenwood.Read More
A short story by JGC MacKenzie inspired by the folklore of Orkney.Read More
Anna Mazzola on writing her new Skye-based gothic novel The Story Keeper.Read More
What does ‘island’ mean to you?Read More
Artist, curator and ranger Jonathan Ford shares the riches of Orkney’s smallest island.Read More
The Orcadian multi-instrumentalist on rhythms of sea and land, darkness and light.Read More
There's an Icelandic joke that goes: what do you do if you get lost in a forest in Iceland? The answer: you stand up.
The island's famously treeless landscape may soon be set to change, however, if the people at the Icelandic Forestry Service get their way. Watch the video to find out more.
A Tasmanian poem inspired by Edwin Morgan.Read More
Some brilliant people at Ordinance Survey and the University of Sheffield have created the most wonderful visualisation of Great Britain's 100 largest islands. They've written a blog where you can learn all about it, take part in a fun quiz and find links to the OS Flickr where you can download the map for free to take away and get printed as big as you like.
R M Murray narrates a tale of boyhood adventure amid the bleak beauty of a sodden Hebridean moor.Read More
A visitor passed us a link to this wonderful film from 1991 which charts the story of the Creagorry Hotel in Benbecula in the Outer Hebrides. Much more than just a place for tourists to spend a night or two, the Creagorry is revealed as a focal point of island life; a cosy spot to catch up with friends and family, to dance and drink, to flirt and to gossip.
Over 100 days artist and designer Francesco Stumpo created new works based on personal explorations of island themes.Read More