As half the Country awakens to snow, here is a wee poem about that very thing.
“Our love stands like a monolith in my soul’s landscape:”
From Poems of Love and Loss
“On this day, 11th February in 1659 William Carstares, the radical Scottish Presbyterian cleric was born.”
On this day, 4th February 1818 Sir Walter Scott supervised the rediscovery of the Honours of Scotland
28th January 1580 King James VI signed the Confession of Faith.
On this day 21st January 1290 Sweetheart Abbey, near Dumfries, was founded by Devorguilla, mother of John Balliol.
On this day in 1979 saw the birth of Scotland’s first test-tube baby.
On this day 7th January in 1758 saw the death of poet Allan Ramsay snr.
On this day , 31st December in 1720 Prince Charles Edward Stewart, The Young Pretender, was born in Rome.