It would appear you need to have a population of less than 50 and be at least 1km from the mainland to qualify for 'island' status !
all this is just making me think 'how f***d is this world when all people have got to worry about is this ! theres terriosts plotting to posion us all and bomb the world and these w****rs are worrying about is Geography and all the other b****x they decide to throw upon us.
PS i also missed my stop and woke at Thorpe Bay !!