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A Croft in the Hills
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A Croft in the Hills captures, in simple, moving descriptions, what it was really like trying to make a living out of a hill croft fifty years ago.
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Adrift in Caledonia
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Part travelogue, part memoir this book is a unique and affectionate portrait of a sea-fringed nation and of the drifter's quest to belong.
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An Orkney Boyhood - Flashbacks
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Duncan Cameron Mackenzie was born in 1949. this is an honest and humorous memoir about his life up to the age of 16 living on Burray (3 x 5km round)- one of the Orkney Islands...
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An Trusadh - Memories of Crofting in Ardveg
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Today, Ardveg is a remote and uninhabited spot, accessible only by foot over challenging mountainous terrain, or by boat.John MacDonald was fortunate enough to have been brought...
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Archie's Lights: Life & Times Scottish Lightkeeper
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Born at a clifftop lighthouse in 1910, Archie's life was spent in the world of Scottish lighthouses - he was one of the third generation of his family in the service of the Northern...
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Blazing Paddles: Scottish Coastal Odyssey
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Alone in his kayak, Brian Wilson sets off from the Solway Firth on a 2000-mile odyssey around Scotland's extraordinarily varied coastline of cliffscapes, unspoiled shorelines,...
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Call Me Sister
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Who'd have thought a missing bacon rasher and a teaspoon would play a part in advancing someone's career? It's the late '60s and Jane Yeadon has always wanted to be a district...
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Calum's Road
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Calum MacLeod lived at the northern tip of the remote Scottish island of Raasay, miles from the nearest road. Over the course of fifty years he watched as neglect and decline took...
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Children of the Black House
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Children of the Black House is a fascinating glimpse into life on the Hebridean island of Lewis from the closing years of the nineteenth century up to the 1950s. Calum Ferguson...
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Christian Watt Papers, The
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At the age of forty-seven Christian Watt began to write down recollections of her life; she continued until her death at the age of ninety in 1923. Hers is a remarkable story,...
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Clap Hands for the Singing Molecatcher
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Clap Hands for the Singing Molecatcher is both hilarious and deeply moving in its splendid account of the writer's childhood on a remote country estate in Morayshire in the 1940s...
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Close to Where the Heart Gives Out
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Set in the wild and remote landscape of Eday, part of the Orkney archipelago, Close to Where the Heart Gives Out is the unflinchingly honest and moving tale of rural life, from...
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Columba
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Who was Saint Columba? How did this Irish aristocrat become the most important figure in early Scottish Christianity? In seeking answers to these questions this book examines the...
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Crowdie & Cream and Other Stories
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CROWDIE AND CREAM: Peopled with characters like Great Aunt Rachel, 'built like a Churchill tank and with a personality to match', these are the stories of a childhood, of the hard...
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Dolina: An Island Girl's Journey
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Dolina Maclennan, well known singer, actress, and storyteller of national and indeed international renown. In this sensitive and very personal account, Dolina looks back on some...
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Driftwood and Tangle
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Driftwood and Tangle is a moving and poignant memoir of life in the north-west of Scotland just after the outbreak of the Second World War. Margaret Leigh recounts the years she...
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Easdale Doctor
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When Patrick Gillies graduated from the University of Edinburghs distinguished school of medicine in 1890, a high-profile career as a surgeon lay ahead of him. Any city across...
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Eriskay Where I Was Born
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Angus Edward MacInnes, born at Haun, Eriskay in the Outer Hebrides in 1925, returned in his imagination to the island of his birth to create what, since its first publication in...
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Father Allan
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Early on a Sunday morning in October 1905, in Eriskay, one of the smallest and most isolated of Hebridean islands, a forty-five year old Catholic parish priest died of pleurisy...
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Final Curtsey, The
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This is the intimate and revealing biography of Margaret Rhodes, the first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II and the neice of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Margaret was born into...
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Flight From the Croft (AprRP)
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As a barefoot lad in the Outer Hebrides, Bill Innes dreamed the impossible dream of becoming a pilot and this book tells how that dream came to pass. The author's career of over...
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Furrow Behind Me
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Angus MacLellan was regarded throughout his own lifetime as one of Scotland's finest traditional Gaelic storytellers. Reminiscences of his life were first recorded - on tape in...
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Gaelic Otherworld, The
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John Gregorson Campbell (1834-91) was one of the most outstanding folklorists working in Scotland during the nineteenth century. Based on materials which he had gathered in the...
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Gap Life, A
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Capturing the spirit of the 60s, this is the story of one man's physical and spiritual journey through those extraordinary years. Starting in Aberdeen, finishing in Glencoe, Daivd...
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George Murray Schoolteacher for St Kilda 1886-87
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Hard Down! Hard Down!
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Hard Down! Hard Down! describes the eventful life of a Shetland man in pursuit of his ambitions - to reach the top in his profession, to find a wife, to cherish a family, to do...
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Hebridean Heroines
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This book provides a fascinating insight into the lives of women from the Western Islands who worked as District Nurses in the mid-20th century.
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Hebridean Sharker
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Tex Geddes describes his exploits during the 1950s as a hunter of basking sharks in the waters of the Minch, between the Inner and Outer Hebrides. Using an updated whaling harpoon...
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Henrietta Tayler: Jacobite Historian and WWI Nurse
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A SHORT BIOGRAPHY OF A REMARKABLE WOMAN (152 PAGES) Henrietta Tayler, (1869-1951), was a remarkable woman. She was born into the Scottish gentry and might have lived a life of...
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Higher Ground: A Mountain Guide's Life
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Martin Moran has been a man of the mountains since youth. Famously, he made the first solo ascent of the Scottish Munros in the winter months, as described in his great book, The...
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