Author and illustrator of ‘Into The Peatlands: a journey through the moorland year’ published 2018. Longlisted Highland Book Prize 2019. 'Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers: a treasury of 1,000 Scottish Words" published 2020.
Crottal. Some Hebridean fishermen would not wear jumpers knitted with wool dyed from crottal. They believed that because crottal grew on the rocks on the moor it would be naturally attracted to the rocks on the seabed if they fell into the water.