An emigrant's song which the contributor learnt from the singing of an Assynt man who was lodging with her at one time.
A three-verse fragment of nostalgia and longing for his Assynt homeland. The emigrants left Lochinver and went to Glasgow, to board their ship to Canada. He tells of his sadness in Canada, with the wide, cold ocean between him and his sweetheart in Assynt.
Three verses and one refrain. Further text exists in other sources.