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    The Battle in the Baltic

    Dominic Hinde explains how the Swedish island of Gotland has become central to the country’s political life.

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    The Art of Losing

    Nancy Campbell explores the Antarctic art of Emma Stibbon.

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    Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

    Nō and kyōgen, the most ancient performing art traditions of Japan, are the subject of the dazzling current exhibition at the New South Wales Art Gallery.

  • Secret Island Adventure

    Helen Parnham cycles and swims her way to a very special adventure, on an island just north of London.

  • Shag nesting within inches of a public viewpoint.

    The birds of the Farne Islands

    Fabulous photographs of breeding seabirds at the Farne Islands, by Adam Seward.

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    Alex Malcolmson: Lost and Found

    Jordan Ogg speaks to the artist Alex Malcolmson about growing up in Shetland, and the influence of the sea on his work.

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Butterfly islands

Jordan Ogg speaks to butterfly enthusiast Nick Morgan about his passion for insects and island travel.

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Two stories by Kate Mahony

‘Brothers’ and ‘Street Performance': short fiction by the New Zealand writer.

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River Island

Morgan Downie explores a river island, hidden in plain sight, in the middle of a British city.

Dovecot Studios

Sarah Laurenson on an exhibition that transports the calm beauty of the Outer Hebrides to the heart of Scotland’s capital city.