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.
Mayday weekend is peat cutting time. The tairsgeir, tusker or turf spade is stained the same colour as the peat