Paper label from a Russian, USSR, fish product, dated 1970. Origin unknown, but assumed to have come off packaging washed ashore on Tiree around 2007.
Book ‘Edible Seashore’ by John Wright, 2009.
Memoirs of Alistair MacNeill, Hynish, ‘They were our Vital Sparks’ which recall his fascination with the coal puffers that visited Hynish to off-load coal and other goods during the 1950s. The puffers also took away bundles of kelp for processing on the mainland.
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Research paper ‘The catching of seabirds in northern and western Scotland and the Faroes – a summary of historical and contemporary survival’, by JR Baldwin, published in Northern Studies, 1973.
Periodical `The Coll Magazine`, No. 2, 1984.
Articles about sheep and farming in Coll in 1764, livestock on the island between 1940 and 1981, peat-cutting, lazy beds, local man Neillie John MacLean, the Free Church in Coll, early travellers to Coll, bird-watching and gardening, carrrageen and wild flowers, and other local news.