Today, I was [again] humbled by [another] happenstance reminder of how little I really know about the world that surrounds me! This reminder happened in the natural course of the … Continue reading ‘Nature’s Fashionable Lounge’
The story begins with a family sampler and ends with a lament. Our family sampler recalls the Black family of Mauchline, later of Kilmarnock. Eliza Black was one of Rabbie’s … Continue reading Rabbie Burns: Lucky at last
Today it is the 25th January 2015. Rabbie Burns was born on this day in 1759. My family have a story about Rabbie Burns. It is not widely known. In … Continue reading Turn again, thou fair Eliza!