More than a lifetime

Islands are just pieces of land jutting out from the sea. Some are bare, some are full of life. Some have millions of people living on them. Others, actually most of them, are uninhabited. There are islands that no one would think twice about: they are just there and hold no alure for anyone except the most fanatical islomaniacs of the world. 

But mention the word island and most people's eyes will get hazy, if even for a millisecond. No other word so easily conjurs up an image, a fantasy. It makes us dream of that ultimate destination: a place away from it all...

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