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Lifting The Spirits
Lewis Mackenzie takes a few deep breaths before he starts work in the morning. He fills his lungs with fresh Outer Hebridean air and then plunges into the sea kelp forest off the coast of Tarbert, the harbour town and business hub of the Isle of Harr
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The Crew
For a mercifully short time Kevin was a professional cricketer who became chief staff writer of Punch magazine. His humour, travel, lifestyle and food and drink articles appear in publications worldwide. He has visited most of the UK’s islands and be
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10 ISLAND HOMES For Sale
Seacliffe Cottage sits in an elevated spot in the tranquil hamlet of Dippen, near Whiting Bay. See 1 overleaf Previous page: Built around 1800, Seacliffe Cottage occupies an elevated spot in the hamlet of Dippen on the south-east corner of Arran. As
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Skomer
The island of Skomer lies off the coast of Pembrokeshire and is the only MCZ (Marine Conservation Zone) in Wales. Famous for its incredible seabird colonies, the island’s many birds need food and their meals can be found underwater in an environment
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Coastal Discovery The Reef
William Thomson FRGS is author/illustrator of The Book of Tides and founder of Tidal Compass (tidalcompass.com) For such a simple word, the ‘reef’ is an extraordinarily varied tidal environment. Defined by the International Hydrographic Dictionary as
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10 Best paradise Island Escapes
Ever dream of staying on your own secluded island? The Isle of Carna is an historic 600-acre oasis, home to otters, eagles, orchids and just three houses. While there are no sandy beaches, family-run Carna House (sleeping 8) and Carna Cottage (sleepi
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Beachcomber
Perfect for outdoor dining, these fish-inspired napkins and placemats will add a stylish edge to a coast-themed dinner party. Cinque Terre table runner, £50; set of 4 Cinque Terre placemats, £50; set of 4 Cinque Terre napkins, £50 (ellelyne.com) ■
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Gallery Of The Month
Aged 50, Richard Prentice knew he had reached a ‘now or never’ moment to try and achieve a lifelong dream of becoming a ceramicist. His tiny gallery, a beautifully restored 19th-century chemist’s in Saundersfoot, is proof that dreams can come true. H
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His Coastal Wardrobe
Get into your holiday stride with a selection of clothes and accessories to float you through high summer, chosen by fashion stylist Polly Banks
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Catch Of The Day
The perfect gadget when adding zing to salads and cocktails this summer, this stainless steel squeezer makes juicing citrus fruits a doddle. Designed by Rick Stein, it comes in a set of two (£10, uniqueandunity.co.uk). Squirrel away sweeties in this
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Going With The Flow
It’s sultry summertime on the Western Yar River in Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight, and while egrets, oystercatchers and curlew hunt for shrimps and shellfish, a stand-up paddleboard session unites a group of yogis. Island-based Jenny Stewart, co-found
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Scent To Soothe The Soul
Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be beautiful or believe to be useful, the 19th-century designer William Morris famously said. And if there is one thing we have all learned over the past year it’s the importance of those little thi
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Boathouse Bolthole
Framed by evergreen pines and dark wooden balustrades, the view from the deck of Miranda Gardiner’s South Devon boathouse changes as the tide ebbs and flows. A private path leads down to the shingly foreshore of Bowcombe Creek, part of an AONB that’s
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Islands Special
A decade ago, Nuala Grandcourt started making a simple salad dressing in the kitchen of her cottage in Gurnard on the Isle of Wight. Using locally produced rapeseed oil, it was a real hit with people and encouraged her to devise other dressings, driz
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Islands Of Hope
One afternoon, while overlooking the majestic Sound of Jura from his home on the Argyll coast, marine volunteer John Aitchison took out a telescope to watch for harbour porpoises. Over an hour-and-a-half, the award-winning wildlife filmmaker and chai
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Sustainable Seafood
‘I’ve travelled and cooked around the globe and Britain’s south coast fishery is the best in the world. At Brixham harbour in Devon, boats land 40 to 50 wild caught species every day,’ says renowned chef, Mitch Tonks, who buys produce from Brixham Fi
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Dish Of The Month
• Dover Sole, skin and outer scales removed (Alternatively use Megrim or Plaice)• Flour for dusting• Sunflower oil• 200g Cornish butter, cut into small cubes• 2 tbsp nonpareille capers• 50g brown shrimps• 2 tbsp dried Nori seaweed, crumbled to a powd
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MAKING the MOVE
With wonderful views overlooking sweeping St Austell Bay, The Courtyard at Duporth is ideally located for exploring the South Cornwall coastline. For starters, it’s less than a mile from the UNESCO World Heritage village of Charlestown, a china clay
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Cream Of The Crop
Islanders on Sark – the smallest of the Channel Islands known for its unspoilt beauty, horse-drawn carriages and profusion of wildflowers – are in the early stages of setting up their first community dairy farm in a bid to realise a more self-suffici
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Coast Character
Growing up in the middle of Devon meant that going to the coast was always a treat, with Sunday walks on the beach and family holidays spent at Polzeath on the north coast of Cornwall. After years cutting my teeth as a musician in London I craved the
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More Island Tipples
Jura’s Lussa Gin uses sea lettuce to give a hint of sea spray fragrance and is named after the Old Norse word for flowers. It’s made by diurachs (Jura islanders) Alicia MacInnes, Claire Fletcher and Georgina Kitching, using a Portuguese still named H
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Welcome
It’s amazing what a group of positive, like-minded people can do when they get together. Our lovely coast community constantly inspires me, and if you read our Islands of Hope feature (page 39), I’m sure you will be inspired too. With so many negativ
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Message In A Bottle
Eight-year-old litter hero Rayer Waddell is joining the MCS to call on the government to introduce a Deposit Return Scheme for drinks containers. Rayer has been cleaning beaches since she could walk and has collected more than 300,000 plastic bottles
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Weather With You
Checking our phones for tomorrow’s forecast has become an everyday part of life, but what if we could learn how to read the skies, clouds and waves for ourselves? Nature expert and writer Tristan Gooley’s latest book might help. From how to predict w
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Diving Around Our Isles
While many people only think of diving in tropical locations, Britain has some of the world’s best dive sites and there are PADI operators all around our shores. PADI stands for Professional Association of Diving Instructors and its Open Water course
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Your Coast
Please email me with your ideas, feedback, creative projects and reports of your coastal adventures at coast.ed@kelsey.co.uk. @alexfishermedia This is me when I was four years old with my parents, Ann and Ben Fynn, on a trip to Cliftonville in 1947. 
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Win A Day Sailing Trip For 10 In Cornwall
Step aboard Anny of Charlestown, a traditional 1930s Topsail Schooner for a private group day sailing experience exploring Cornwall’s beautiful south coast, as a group of family and friends, after months apart. Charlestown Harbour is a UNESCO World H
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Becoming An Islander
Three years ago, when Jenny Stewart was still living and working in London, she couldn’t have imagined how much a decision to relocate would reshape her life. She’d been working in marketing for 10 years, while her husband Alex was a pilot for Britis

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