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
If we are open to diversity in language, we are open to the wonders of our world, writes Malachy Tallack.Read More
Møn in Denmark boasts some of the country's greatest natural wonders, from lush forests to sweeping beaches and pristine chalky white cliffs. Popular as a hiking and stargazing destination, the island has also in recent years been attracting a new generation of residents who are interested in adopting a more rural lifestyle. They include Emile Carlsen, the creative force behind Møn Sessions, a music and video project featuring Danish acts performing in the countryside near his home. Find out more.
In Sagas of Salt and Stone, Robin Roble invites readers on a personal voyage of adventure and discovery of the history, nature and people of Orkney - from seabird colonies and startling rock formations, to fishermen's huts and prehistoric monuments.Read More
Three poems by the Bangor-based writer.Read More
How do you reinterpret a site that preserves conflict? This question is at the heart of a poetry project in Cyprus, introduced by Rhiannon Williams.Read More
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