Even before you land on Isle Martin you sense this is a very special place, nestled in Loch Kinaird, Oyster catchers calling out the news of your arrival to the swallows, geese and larks. As I set about my residency on the island I am aware that the community owned Isle Martin Trust are beginning to assess what might happen here over the coming years to make the most of this island
Contemplating Island living – Ullapool High School Pupils
As I go about my investigation here I am noting down my thoughts about the island and I used some of the time that Ullapool High School pupils where here last week to find out what they already knew about the Isle Martin and to do some blue sky island thinking together with their teachers about what the possibilities are.
The word maps show our combined ideas and observations of what the practical challenges are , namely access to and from the island in rough weather, a good water supply and my all consuming challenge of the moment having a source of power.