Isles of the West describes a three-month voyage made in the summer of 1996 around the Hebrides. The author explores the major issues peculiar to these fascinating islands. Interwoven with the beauty of the islands and the seductive feeling of freedom, which comes from long voyages in small boats, is the nagging worry of alien forces. Both Scottish and European, sentimental and mercenary, are distorting small indigenous societies by imposing outside ideas on communities whose value correlates with the freedom from external ...

Isles of the West 2011, Birlinn Ltd, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781841589503

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Isles of the West 2006, Birlinn Publishers, Edinburgh, Scotland

ISBN-13: 9781841583228

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Isles of the West 2005, Birlinn Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781841581507

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