You may notice a few new pages appearing on the website! We are currently working with Federation members to add Scots and Gaelic pages/translations to the website and content will hopefully being to appear soon. 35 more words
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There are many unusual things about attending a seminar in your parents hometown – especially when your parents emigrated before you were born.
One of the weirder things centers on the intellectualizing of a culture – when it is the culture of your family. 228 more words
On the 18 December 1745, at the height of the second Jacobite Rebellion, the First Highland Regiment, under the command of Lord John Murray, were treated to a sermon by their chaplain. 1,257 more words
“Now Burns loses prodigiously by translation.” Thus Hopkins in a letter to Robert Bridges. Though prejudiced against the Scots, Hopkins expresses a fundamental doubt motivated by more than prejudice: whether dialect is intrinsic to Burns’ success, or whether it is a trapping of national pride and performance. 2,007 more words