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  • Scots

    Still Got Nae

    Kevin Murphy’s latest Scots poem is pure and radge and noo. still goat nae ile, still goat nae gas, still goat nae croon estate cash […]

    Kevin Murphy 19th Feb'16 10
  • Scots

    A Scots Pairlament?

    Ah wis up at the Scottish Pairlament the ither day. Ah say ‘up’ acause whaur ah bide, in the bonnie Borders, whether ye gaed up, […]

    Tammas Clark 11th Feb'16 28
  • Scots
    Katie L Gallogly-Swan 1st Feb'16 55
  • Scots
    Sheena Blackhall 30th Jan'16 9
  • Scots

    The News in Poetry

    Peter Burnett reflecks on the recent season o dool and mishanter aroond the warld in this pouerfu new Doric poem ‘The News in Poetry – […]

    Peter Burnett 22nd Jan'16 4
  • Scots

    Gie it Laldy

    Gie it laldy, he says. So I do. Dae? I will. Scrieve in Scots, the mannie says. But how can I? A? Naw, A soons […]

    Karen Campbell 13th Jan'16 16
  • Scots

    Fae Mooth tae Page

    A Guid New Year tae ye! And a new year challenge tae ye and aw. We here at the Scots bittie o Bella Caledonia cordially […]

    Matthew Fitt 7th Jan'16 51
  • Scots

    Da Night at Christ wis Boarn

    For Yule, a gracefu pensie poem by kenspeckle Shetland writer Stella Sutherland that passed awa no langsyne in 2015. Listen tae Mary Blance read the poem […]

    Stella Sutherland 24th Dec'15 5
  • Scots


    The offending word was circled in red pen: ‘outwith’ The note in the margin read ‘Do you mean, WITHOUT?’. A first class student for the […]

    Laura Cameron Lewis 16th Dec'15 138
  • Scots

    Mindin on Willie McIlvanney

    Willie McIlvanney wis niver a man for tholin praise, which wis liable tae be a difficulty for a scriever sae universally an uniquely belovit. Whauriver […]

    Tammas Clark 8th Dec'15 8
  • Scots
    Billy Kay 4th Dec'15 47
  • Scots

    An Owresetter’s Tale

    A wis born at 11.45 a.m. on Monday the 11th July in 1949, the furst o twin brothers, in the Cottage Hospital at Netherdale in […]

    Brian Holton 26th Nov'15 17
  • Scots

    A wee scrieve oan Scots leid policy

    By David Officer, artist and writer based in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire. The launch of Creative Scotland’s Scots language policy today is long overdue and sorely needed. […]

    David Officer 4th Jun'15 58

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