These islands

 

A chara, – Regarding what to call our archipelago (Letters, December 28th), I favour the distinguished English historian Diarmaid MacCulloch’s use of Atlantic Isles, a term which avoids any mention of nationality, race, or ownership, and the difficulties they pose. – Is mise,

JOE McLAUGHLIN,

Bonnyrigg,

Midlothian,

Scotland.