Forgotten Island Posts

When a pirate sails off into the sunset and never comes back, all there is left to do is press play on “Is there anybody out there” by Pink Floyd…

Built around 1895 double-storey house and kennels to former Milkbank House in Dumfries and Galloway.   Visited July 2017.

An early XIXth century waulk mill located in Scotland, comprising of the main mill building, weaving sheds and chimney stack, beautifully finished with granite quoins. An underground water wheel pit…

Roslin, a village in central Scotland known for a surprising number of things. The Rosslyn Chapel and a picturesque glen below it with the remains of a 1804 gunpowder mills,…

A late XIXth century chapel, later raised to the Parish Church status, fenced off and decaying in northern Scotland.  

East Fortune is a small village in South-East Scotland, known for the airfield constructed in 1915 to help protect Britain against invading German Zeppelins during the WWI. The airfield has…

Kopachi (Копачі in Ukrainian) was a small village south-east from the town of Pripyat with population of 1114 in 1986. Due to the proximity to the Chernobyl Power Plant it was…

The Castlebridge Colliery was a part of the Longannet mine, the last operating coal mine in Scotland connecting three sites and forming a 5-miles long tunnel. Castlebridge site was closed in…

I came across this beauty near a camping site in Cairngorms some years ago and regret not taking more photos or trying to access the house. Sadly I found entire site…

The hospital was a showcase of Soviet healthcare like everything in the model atomic town. It served nearly 50.000 residents of Pripyat and surrounding villages, prepared for anything with well-equipped with…

A second visit to the hospital in Pripyat, including the basement where uniforms of the firefighters first to arrive to the accident can be found. 30 years later their clothes still give…