what nature denied in one way for the support of man is bestowed in another in the unlimited quantity of fish which surround the coast , particularily the herrings'
Eddrachilles 2nd statistical account 1845

'a rate charged for spinning hemp for herring nets'

'making and repairing nets'

knitting with threads washed up on the beach

fishing nets and line

finding fishing line, nets and twine on scourie beach, i have been thinking of incorporating these 'found threads' in some sort of way.. they have been washed up on the beach having spent time with people at sea. i collected colours which linked with colours of the birds beaks / feet

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