Shine on Harvest Moon first became a hit in 1909 after having been successfully performed on stage in 1908.
Celebrating the Telegraph line opening on this day 1846 between Baltimore and Philadelphia, here is a song we are all familiar with.
On this day in history William G Young patented the ice cream freexer. Here is a wee poem to celebrate.
This is Mental Health Awareness week, here is a poem which may resonate with others.
“The Scottish Parliament which adjourned on the 25th of March in the year 1707 is hereby reconvened.”
As we are currently on the Island of Rothesay, this week I have chosen a poem about that very place. Beautiful Rothesay.
St Kessog was Scotland’s patron saint before St Andrew. On the 10th of March 560, St Kessog (MacKessog) was killed by paid brigands.
Grade 2 is so easy./I just have to be there./I sit in my chair,/I don’t talk,/I listen.
On this day in 1804 Scottish Explorer Mungo Park set out from England to find the source of The River Niger.
On this day, 20th of January in 1937 the Scottish boxer, Benny Lynch, was crowned world flyweight champion.