Rabbie Burns made two [recorded] visits to Stirlingshire. Of these visits, the most definitive account was published in 1899: Betty Black’s Inn. ‘PH’ bottom left, off Brook Street First OS … Continue reading Where recorded history has gone astray: Rabbie Burns
25 January 2019. What follows are a few of my old posts and films on Rabbie Burns. Burn’s Nicht 2008. Recital by Andrew R. Gordon: The story begins with a … Continue reading For Rabbie
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!