Coiled strip of bamboo bark.
Softback book ‘Flowers in the Snow’ by Gwyneth Hoyle, 2001. A biography of the plant collector Isobel Wylie Hutchinson who travelled the northern latitudes of the world in the first half of the 1900s in search of plants. Her travels through Scotland, Iceland, Greenland, Alaska were by various and interesting means. Includes Tiree.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 415, 26/04/08
Local news: launch of book `Wild Flowers of Coll & Tiree”; interview with Jessie Gray, Balemartine; United Auctions Trainee Auctioneer Niall MacKinnon, Hillcrest; plans for Argyll Airfields; promotion of healthy eating at schools; College of Piping tutor book translated into Gaelic; CalMac to continue to supply fuel to islands.
Flowers of Tiree and Coll calendar 2009
Calendar showing colour photographs of Tiree and Coll`s wild flowers by Andrew Trussell, Hough.
Softback book `The Wild Flowers of Coll and Tiree` by John Bowler, Emma Grant, Charlie Self and Simon Wellock
Flower Book, ` The Wild Flowers of Coll and Tiree` by John Bowler, Emma Grant, Charlie Self and Simon Wellock
Photocopied page about coconuts as flotsam.
Page from the New Scientist about how long it would a coconut to drift from the Caribbean to the west coast of Scotland.
Sea bean Macuna sloanei
Sea bean, horse-eye bean – Macuna sloanei, with a letter of identification from the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh dated 12.6.06 (letter in Filing Cabinet 8 drawer 4). The seed of a tropical plant carried north on the Gulf Stream and washed up on Tiree’s shore.
Photocopied extracts about sea-beans.
Three short extracts from books about sea-beans – seeds of a tropical plant carried north on the Gulf Stream and washed up on Tiree’s shore.