The CalMac ferry from Fishinish on Mull to Lochaline on the Morvern Peninsula could ban cars for an eight-week period while improvements are made to the slipway. Suddenly Lochaline residents, among others, feel vulnerable, for the alternative is an 80-mile round-trip. That's vulnerability and highlights one of the problems of remoteness and reliance on transport links. Read more in The Press and Journal.
Scottish Islands Explorer - aware of fragility as a factor in island life
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