The collection of place-names on West Harris (Losgaintir, Seilibost, Horgabost, Borgh, Sgarasta Mhor, Sgarasta Bheag, and Tarasaigh) was organised by George MacLeod, who has spent all his life in the area and is a natural Gaelic-speaker. For Tarasaigh, the collection was done by Bill Lawson. who spent many summers on the island along with the MacRaes, the last family there.
The publication of this books has been made possible by financial assistance from the Bòrd na Gàidhlig and Borve Lodge Estate.
This book compiles songs/poems written by John Morrison of Scalpay, Isle of Harris.