Edinburgh-based artist explores ideas of remoteness and separation through the theme of islandness.Read More
New York City Beach Guide author Gordon Macrae takes a trip to Barren Island.Read More
Influential post-World War Two architecture of the island nation in focus at the Barbican.Read More
Iceland: land of ice and fire or commodified playground for the monied hipster class? Dominic Hinde reports from Reykjavik.Read More
A fierce storm marks the turn of the season on Islay, bringing snowdrops and song thrushes in its wake, writes Mavis Gulliver.Read More
James Penha recalls the road trip of a lifetime from Jakarta to Sumatra.Read More
A genre-bending short story by Peter Haynes, framed around a cargo cult-like society on a rapidly disappearing island group in the Pacific ocean.Read More
Intrepid sea kayaker, nature writer and historian David Gange weaves a course through the skerries and sounds of some of Scotland's most remote islands.Read More
The island of Porosaari in Finland is where Patrick Barkham opens his recent long read for the Guardian about the vexed issue of man's inability to share the spaces in which we live with wolves. The population of the feared yet little understood native canine is on the rise across Europe. Culling is seen as one answer; education is another.
An extract from Waypoints, the new book by Scottish writer, artist and storyteller Ian Stephen, in which adventure, memoir and storytelling combine to form a beautifully written account of sea journeys from Scotland's west coast.Read More
New Zealand's Quarantine Island (Otago) is the setting for a short story by Majella Cullinane in which two World War One soldiers find hope amid despair through bonds of writing and memory.Read More
If snow-capped peaks, icy shores and dreamy soundscapes are your thing, then spend a couple of minutes soaking up Nick Kontostavlakis gorgeous video from The Lofoten Islands in the far north of Norway.
The film maker, who was there just last month, said of his visit:
"The only thing you can hear is the thousand voices of birds, the wind and the sound of the sea. That combination of the landscape which comes into view every morning and the sounds of nature is a priceless experience that fills you with energy and inspiration for the whole day, no matter what you have to face."
Orkney-based photography project explores mental and physical hinterlands amid the west winds of the Atlantic Ocean.
More and more writers are choosing to set their novels on Scottish islands, writes Vivien Martin.Read More