My Father was a Farmer by Robert Burns, used today to commemorate the creation of the first steel plough by……..
“The golf mind coach Bob Rotella always says that the one thing that unites us is that, regardless of whatever is going on around us, we can all choose how we think.”
This Saturday afternoon from 2.30 to 3.30 Orkney Library and Archive in Kirkwall will be marking Robert Burns day.
“This is essentially a story about the universal, global appeal and relevance of a poet in a world that boasts at least forty statues of him.”
Robert Burns poetry was first publish on this day in 1786, here is one of my favourites.
On 21 July 1796 Robert Burns died in Dumfries.
Today, Wednesday 15th May is the last chance to see the exhibition of work at the Northlight Gallery, Stromness by Robinson RR
“The Scottish Parliament which adjourned on the 25th of March in the year 1707 is hereby reconvened.”
St Kessog was Scotland’s patron saint before St Andrew. On the 10th of March 560, St Kessog (MacKessog) was killed by paid brigands.
“In a week during which Scotland celebrated the 260th birthday of Robert Burns, it lost another Ayrshire writing colossus in the shape of the peerless sportswriter Hugh McIlvanney.”