An island is one great eye, gazing out, a beckoning lighthouse,

searchlight, a wishbone compass, or counterweight to the stars.


From the poem, Islands, by Yusef Komunyakaa.


Above: Haskeir Islands from Tigharry (Taigh Gearraidh) , solar plate etching, 12w x 9h cm


Above (l-r):  The last haystack,Balemore, North Uist, drypoint etching, 9 x 10 cm; Kyles Paible ewe, North Uist, solar plate etching, 10 x 10 cm; Outliers, collagraph, 12 x 9 cm. Click on each image to see more detail.