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The Island Could be Heard by Night

Nobby’s head, former island in Australia, reimagined in art and fiction.


Poetry: Clarissa Aykroyd

Three poems inspired by Vancouver Island.

Fiona Daly: Weaving

Weaver Fiona Daly on how Clare Island and Shetland inspires her work.

Photograph by Gemma Lord

Climate change, politics and the Arctic

Dominic Hinde reports from the 2015 Arctic Circle conference in Iceland.

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