Drawing on street cries, composed for harpsichord, given lyrics by Jacobite-sympathising aristocrat Mrs Bogan of Bogan, a Scottish song
On interpreting the herring's grand migration as a gift from God, the ensuing arguments between nations and the eventual progress of science.
Some of the names given to herrings together with the associated logics and a brief digression on the subject of Bombay duck
C19th/C20th Scottish herring industry dominance linked to the Siege of Newcastle and suffering South Shields saltworkers
The story of a herring port, built with what seemed the best of intentions, but without consideration for the fish's noted unreliability