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Stromness to Stornoway


edition of 200 - A6 - 16pages stitched - lasewrprint on cyclus paper

“This is a very small book yet it is as much of an epic journey as Homer’s Odissey “ Dihanne Ross, Scottish artist and tenacious sailor

Diary / log of a sailing voyage from Stromness to Stornoway on El Vigo, skipper and writer Ian Stephen’s wooden racing yacht; including pen drawings made during the voyage and the only three photographs I took from down below; self portrait as sick crew and two sick crew views.

Part of “Is a thing lost if you know where it is ?“ project, funded by Creative Scotland and UCA Farnham research fund.

Bought in 2010 by V&A collection, bookRoom collection and Poetry Library

See Crossing Alba in Project archives



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