Trows, njuggles, selkies, giants and finmen - find out about these strange creatures of northern lore in a fascinating programme by BBC Radio Shetland.
A poem set on Isle Maree, a sacred island on Loch Maree in Wester Ross.Read More
Nature, memory and legend are woven into a vivid image of Barra in this extract from a work in progress by Leonie Charlton.Read More
Recent works by island hopping artist Kittie Jones.Read More
Today's flotsam was highlighted to us by Joanne Coates and it features fellow photographer Rhiannon Adam in conversation with the British Photographic Journal about her Big Fence / Pitcairn Island project. Having travelled to the South Pacific island, famous as the place where many of the Bounty mutineers made landfall, Adam found herself feeling lonely and isolated - an experience that helped her navigate the mindset of the Pitcairners featured in her work.
New poetry by Sheenagh Pugh.Read More
A host of islands loll like the waves of the Tiber in a beguiling short story by Mark Anthony Jarman.Read More
An island off the coast of Scotland boasts some of the richest and easy to reach archaeology in the UK. So why isn’t it better known? Kenneth Brophy and Gavin MacGregor investigate and raise a call to arms.Read More
Brian Johnstone has been visiting Crete regularly for almost 20 years and regards the island almost as a second homeland. Here he shares three of his poems about the Mediterranean island.Read More
Take a podcast tour of Gljúfrasteinn, home and workplace of Icelandic Nobel Laureate, Halldór Laxness. The celebrated writer furnished his house with Danish design furniture and covered the walls with expressionist paintings by Scandinavian artists. Now open to the public as a museum, Gljúfrasteinn remains unchanged from when Laxness lived there.
A personal essay by Pamela Blevins about the spiritual island of Iona in the Inner Hebrides on the western coast of Scotland.Read More
Take a tour of Fogo Island, Newfoundland, in the company and sound of indie rockers Hey Rosetta. The band hail from the province and, as you can see in the video directed by Mark Bennett, it's an incredibly beautiful place.
Fogo also boasts a thriving arts scene and is home to Fogo Island Arts, an organisation which offers international residencies for artists from a wide range of disciplines to live and work on the island.
Donald S Murray introduces his new book The Dark Stuff and shares a new poem.Read More
Join Chris Griffiths on an irreverent tour of New Zealand's Stewart Island, a place rich in natural beauty and a magnet for life's more eccentric souls.Read More