A crofter-fisherman making a net in front of his cottage. Net-making was a long and laborious process, usually undertaken during the winter months. Depending on the size of the mesh, a person could make one or possibly two nets during the course of the winter. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151743814661172&set=a.10150722242376172.401477.239730476171&type=1&theater K. Ramsay
Past Lives: 10 Tales of Abandoned Crofting Communities in the Scottish Highlands
The Scottish Highlands are among the most beautiful places on Earth. But this is nevertheless a tough landscape, punctuated by abandoned crofts, farms and cottages, that has endured through centuries of hardship.