Karl Johnson writes on how the most northerly island in the UK influenced one of the twentieth century’s greatest social theorists.Read More
Okay, it's an advert for an outdoor clothing brand posing as an adventure video. But it's still good. And that's why we're sharing it as our latest flotsam video find. Click above to watch three intrepid climbers take on the world's largest sea cliff in the Faroe Islands.
Exquisite elemental works by the Orkney-based artist Louise Barrington.Read More
Janet Wainscott traces a walk on Stewart Island, New Zealand, in search of the diminutive kiwi.Read More
The Hawaiian island of Kauai has been recreated in virtual reality to let intrepid users join a collective search for the ōʻō, an iconic black bird with yellow leg feathers and a beautiful song. Enjoy the experience in all its verdant lushness via The Guardian.
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.