Long journey back

Being a magpie in old archives can be serendipitous. In the Aberdeen Press and Journal of 18 May 1985, this poem in Doric, titled Long Journey back  was shared: At … Continue reading Long journey back

Poems on the Carron valley

Falkirk Herald, 1 June 1871: Kirkintilloch Gazette, 11 October 1902:

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The Joy of Words

What a wonderful programme for the 2023  Edinburgh International Book Festival. Here are some of the events that I would like to attend, but in reality I will probably have … Continue reading The Joy of Words