On 8th July 1296 at Montrose John Balliol resigned his throne to Edward I.
The Battle Of Bannockburn.
Scots Wha Hae by Robert Burns.
Two very differing poems about Statues/Monuments
A poem by Langston Hughes about Democracy.
On this day the 27th May in 1796 James S McLean patented his piano I hope he’d approve of this song.
A poem to celebrate that on this day in 1310 shoes were created to fit both left and right feet.
We had heavy snow in Orkney yesterday, it neither lasted nor lay, but it was unusual enough for me to think of this poem. The Flower
My Father was a Farmer by Robert Burns, used today to commemorate the creation of the first steel plough by……..
We Wear The Mask a poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar.
In these strange times of lock down there is one song whose lyrics keep coming to mind…..