The Summer Walkers: Travelling People and Pearl-Fishers in the Highlands of Scotland

  • Title: The Summer Walkers: Travelling People and Pearl-Fishers in the Highlands of Scotland
  • Author: Timothy Neat
  • ISBN: 9781841581996
  • Page: 219
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Summer Walkers Travelling People and Pearl Fishers in the Highlands of Scotland The Summer Walkers is the name the crofters of Scotland s northwest Highlands gave the traveling people the itinerant tinsmiths horse dealers hawkers and pearl fishers who made their living on the
    The Summer Walkers is the name the crofters of Scotland s northwest Highlands gave the traveling people the itinerant tinsmiths, horse dealers, hawkers, and pearl fishers who made their living on the road They are not gypsies, but are indigenous Gaelic speaking Scots, who, to this day, remain heirs of a vital and ancient culture.

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    About Timothy Neat


    1. Timothy Neat was born and brought up in Cornwall He completed a degree in Fine Art at the University of Leeds and moved to Scotland in 1968 From 1973 to 1988, he lectured in History of Art at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee During his time there, he became the founder editor of a fine art periodical called Seer.


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    1. Really loved this book, its lavish illustrations and its varied portraits of a wide cross-section of individuals. It felt unbiased in its presentation, although I'm sure that's an error in my own perception. I had one wacky experience in the middle of reading it when, during some description or other of Hamish Henderson turning up to interview people, I *longed* to have done my folklore fieldwork in the middle of the 20th century rather than at the end - just found myself longing for the simple [...]

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    2. A beautiful book. An invaluable treasure.From The Summer Walkers: Travelling People and Pearl-Fishers in the Highlands of Scotland by Timothy Neat.Nineteen fifty seven was a summer with a good deal of sunshine. We had wonderful times. I had the Landrover, I could drive where I pleased but I enjoyed joining in, working with the horses, putting up the big bow-tents, loading the carts for the road, being there to capture the essence of life as the Travellers lived it. I remember one milky white nig [...]

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    3. My sister lent me this book, good read but what I really enjoyed reading was the section on Beurla Reagaird, I speak it Beurla Reagaird and heard it spoken, but this is the first time I actually see it in print as in a book [It's in the Glossary Section of 'The Summer Walkers']

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