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    Angus an the Slave Trade

    Back in 2006 haein a tour o the Barrack Street Collections unit in Dundee, a biggin bein yaised then for the forthcomin flit back tae […]

    Lisa Simmons 13th Oct'16 5
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    Scots: Oor European Leid

    As oor First Meenister speiks tae Europeans baith at hame an abroad, ah wunner whither ony o thaim wad recognise ane or twa wirds that […]

    Ashely Douglas 5th Oct'16 21
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    The Gypsy Traiveller “problem”

    Alistair Heather scrieves anent an ayebydand problem in landward airts o the kintrae, atween settled societie an the ‘gaun aboot fowk’ we cry Traivellers an […]

    Alistair Heather 23rd Sep'16 19
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    Tak Tent o William Alexander

    Tom Hubbard gies us an introduction tae the the work of North-East Makar William Alexander. ‘Heely, heely, Tam, ye glaiket stirk’: Tak Tent o William […]

    Tom Hubbard 15th Sep'16 9
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    Scots and the Curriculum

    The final pairt o John Hodgart’s current series on Language and Culture in Scotland’s schules. Scottish Culture an Teacher Qualifications Nae doot some o ye […]

    John Hodgart 7th Sep'16 7
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    A Scots Language Primer

    Billy Kay’s 6 part archive series on the history of Scots, The Scots Tongue is currently being broadcast on Radio Scotland. A new seventh programme […]

    Billy Kay 3rd Sep'16 13
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    Scots in the Curriculum

    John Hodgart casts a critical ee on developments in education. Scottish Studies an Scots Language Awards In ma last twa bits o scrievins I talked […]

    John Hodgart 31st Aug'16 4
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    The Age o Excellence

    Pairt Twa o John Hodgart’s series on Scottish Culture in the curriculum. Efter mony curricular revisions in the saicond hauf o the twentieth century, the […]

    John Hodgart 26th Aug'16 11
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    A Catalogue o Sair Neglect

    As the weans stert back at the schuil, Ayrshire dominie John Hodgart, in the first o fower essays, spells oot why historically the fecht tae […]

    John Hodgart 18th Aug'16 7
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    Yes Nae Mair

    When ah heidit up tae Galashiels on Friday morn, ye widnae hae kent that it wis a world gaun tapsalteerie, an that aw ower the […]

    Tammas Clark 29th Jun'16 15
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    Let’s Be Gallus, no Sleekit

    Gin we’ve lairnt onyhin fae the lest twa elections, then it’s shairlie that, firstlie, polls are gey doutsome, an voters gey ragglish. Jist whaur did […]

    Ashley Husband Powton 21st Jun'16 10
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    “Gaun yirsels England!”

    Ah hink Scots should dicht thirsels o the hail ‘Anyone But England’ attitude an get richt ahint wir near neebors fir the Euros. Here’s how: […]

    Alistair Heather 9th Jun'16 16
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    Tak Tent O Violet Jacob (1863-1946)

    It’s time tae tak tent o the Scottish weemin o the early 20th century for thair muckle contribution tae the airts and cultur in modern […]

    Lisa Simmons 30th May'16 5
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    Dangerous Weemen an Human Richts

    Ah wis hert gled tae hear the weel-kent an gallus fechter fur human richts, Shami Chakrabarti, speakin in Embra the ither week. Reflectin oan her […]

    Ashley Husband Powton 24th May'16 4

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