On 16th July 1439 kissing was banned in England to stop the spread of the Black Death
“Robert Burns is Scotland’s poet but he belongs to the world….I make no apologies for beginning my story about Burns not in Ayrshire, but in America.”
The Battle Of Bannockburn.
Scots Wha Hae by Robert Burns.
I thought I’d help Mum and Dad celebrate their 61st Wedding Anniversary with a little Burns.
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.