Youngest sister of Rabbie Burns

Reverend Charles Roger, Bridge of Allan, met the youngest sister of Rabbie Burns.  In his 1853 book “The Modern Scottish Minstrel” Roger’s records: “Having selected the Minstrels to be introduced, I … Continue reading Youngest sister of Rabbie Burns

The amazing feet of Sandy Mackie

I was born ‘backwards’ and could, as a child, sleep standing up. I was a slow developer and used to write back-to-front. I have since lost this ability. But here … Continue reading The amazing feet of Sandy Mackie

‘SIBERIA is home to’

NOTE: the blackboard advert was displayed outside a commercial outlet in Aberdeen. It was the reverse side of this. The NEON YELLOW PRESERVATION SOCIETY is a fictional society.

‘SIBERIA: Live, laugh and join’

Last week, when in Aberdeen, I came across this sign for ‘SIBERIA’.  It reminded me of several old  contributions to hole ousia [copied below]: [1]  SIBERIA [17 May 2019] I … Continue reading ‘SIBERIA: Live, laugh and join’