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    Existence Doubtful

    Nancy Campbell speaks to artist Tatiana Ginsberg about her chart of non-existent islands

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    Island books: The Edge of the World

    Jordan Ogg reviews Michael Pye’s new book about the North Sea.

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    My Father, Long Gone, Speaks from the Island

    Kim Stafford finds the poetry of his father, William, still alive among the islands.

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    Scolt Head Island

    “Islands get deep in to your psyche; their enigmatic loneliness enthrals me.” Danny Adcock reflects on one Norfolk island, and the meaning of landscape.

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    Emma Stibbon: Ice Mirage

    Artist Emma Stibbon speaks to Nancy Campbell about her stunning portraits of icebergs, both monumental and fragile.

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    In the Lay of the Land

    Mhairi Law on her project, In the Lay of the Land, and how it opened up new ways of understanding what life on the Isle of Lewis means for young people.

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Our columnist on flash flooding and festivals.

Bubble Ring in the sunlight

Poetry: Kathrine Sowerby

Two poems by the Glasgow-based writer.

Thule, 2013

Latitudes north: Vivian Ross-Smith

Jordan Ogg speaks to the Shetland artist about her work, inspired by northern landscapes.


Fiction: The Gracekeeper

A short story by Kirsty Logan, the award-winning author of ‘The Rental Heart & Other Fairytales’.

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