A Long and Tangled Saga – the Story of the Pairc Estate Buyout

I was commissioned by the Pairc Trust in 2016 to write an independent history of the community buyout (in December 2015) of the 28,500-acre Pairc Estate in south east Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. ...more

Mull, an Island of Few Crofts

Only eight land settlement schemes were implemented on Mull between the two World Wars. And they yielded only 35 new croft holdings and five enlargements of existing ones. ...more

Crofting Schemes in the Uists and Barra

This book examines in fine detail, for the first time, each of the land settlement schemes which were implemented between 1900 and World War II. ...more