An account of early underachievement, overdue triumph and eventual decline in both England and Scotland, featuring kings, economists and fishermen
HERRING BUSS (TUNE)
A jig from 1750, The Herring Buss, is found and played for you by the excellent English concertina player Rob Harbron
On the development of klondyking, its changed meaning over time and thoughts on associations between herring fisheries and gold
He had his flaws, he may not have been the poet herrings so richly deserve, but he was The Herring Poet - let's celebrate him anyway!
LOCKMAN’S VAST IMPORTANCE
John Lockman's 1750 pamphlet: the herring's importance to the National Wealth, our Naval Strength and, of course, dealing with the Highlanders