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    The Tales we Tell Oorsells

    Whaur are the Women? Whaur are the gaels? Whaur are the teuchters? Whaur the fuck even is Huntly?

    Alistair Heather 19th Sep'17 8
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    The Ghaists

    Billy Kay reads The Ghaists by Robert Fergusson on his birthday. “Robert Burns was moved to call Fergusson his ‘elder brother in misfortune, by far […]

    6th Sep'17 5
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    Alex Kither 24th Aug'17 1
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    Fash

    Stuart Paterson is ane o the maist vital, vocal an virrsome poets oan the Scottish scene. He screives baith in English an Scots, anent a […]

    Stuart Paterson 14th Aug'17 7
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    A repone tae Norn Iron

    Glaikit braindeid nationalists at the helm o the country, fires burnin doon hoosies when they cowp, fitba supporters bungin toom Buckfest bottles at catholic pleyers […]

    Alistair Heather 26th Jul'17 15
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    Fringe Activity

    Tammas Clark on the wisdom of Bukowski and the value of the festival. Picked up a copy o the Fringe catalogue at Galashiels bus station […]

    Tammas Clark 17th Jul'17 2
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    Moniaive or Bust

    Hit’s the nicht afore A’m giein ma brent new lecture Scots Language in Comics (142AD tae 2017) at the Moniaive Comic Festival an hit’s jist […]

    Michael Dempster 26th Jun'17 4
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    Rachel Mackay 2nd Jun'17 15
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    There’s muckle yont the Tay

    “Growin up in Macduff, the fowk are superstitious. Ye hear loads o stories o ghaisties an battles an folklore an that. Ma faither an granda […]

    Ally Heather 12th May'17 15
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    Let us Dae or Dee!

    “LET US DAE OR DEE!” The French springheids o Burns’s Jacobin slogan-cries. Robert Burns’ pairt-takkin fir the French Revolution is a weel-kent pairt o his […]

    Paul Malgrati 25th Apr'17 14
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    Scotland go the hail Hogg

    The story wis screivit in stane. A lively Scotland wid be crushed by a ferocious Ireland. Superstar full-back Stuart Hogg micht weel gang the length […]

    Alistair Heather 6th Feb'17 12
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    Ashley Douglas 2nd Feb'17 7
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    Ashley Douglas 23rd Jan'17 5
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    Stars Are The Aizles

    Moth Larva In The Muckle Tapestry History I digest slawly: Hou it sticks in ma thrapple! I got masel taigelt amang the Stuarts, Cuidnae follae […]

    William Hershaw 7th Jan'17 4

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