Monday 28 February 2011

More island explorers

As much as we enjoy our own method of exploring the Scottish islands (a combination of Shanks' pony and public transport), we can't help but feel we might be missing out sometimes. Two different blogs cover alternative transportation that sets the mind a dreaming. Click the links below for a few minutes of happiness...

By motorhome on Travels with Ian and Sue

By sea kyak on SeaKyakPhoto

Friday 18 February 2011

Sunday 6 February 2011

Islands, encapsulated

D E Allen sums up the lure of islands in Flora of the Isle of Man.

"All islands have a special fascination: they can be an adventure to get to; they are liable to harbour entities that occur nowhere else; they are satisfyingly well-defined areas, "