Review of Jennie Lee’s Homework Project, Buirds, The Twelve

Jennie Lee’s Homework Project, William Hershaw, Grace Note Publications, Ochtertyre, 2017, 50pp., £6.50 This is ‘a play suitable for upper primary/lower secondary school ages’ and involves Jennie Lee, who ‘doesn’t like school much, let alone history’, but...

Review of Poems by Sheena Blackhall

Wind-Blawn: Poems in Scots and English; Comings & Goings: Poems, Tales in Scots & English; Thursdays: Poems & Playlet in Scots & English; Malfranteaux Concepts, Aberdeen; Lochlands, Maud (x 2); all titles by Sheena Blackhall, 2017, 26pp., £3.00 each....

El Desdichado

Frae the French o Gérard de Nerval Ah’m the schadowit een – widaw man – ayont ease, The Prince o Aquitaine tae the fawen toor: Ma sole Star’s deid – an ma lute w’starn least Hauds a dark sun peakit and door. In the lair’s nicht – ye wha made me easy, Gie’s...

Walcome tae the Lallans blog

Whit’s it aa aboot:

The Lallans blog is a new wabsteid that’ll gie the lang-runnin journal o Lallans a fithaud online. Ilka month ye’ll see a braw new piece o Scots scrievin furthset here, tane fae oor journal.

The Lallans journal is set furth twa times a year bi the Scots Leid Associe wi siller fae the Airts Cooncil o Scotland. The first nummer cam oot in 1973, makkin Lallans ane o the langest runnin literary journals in Scotland.

Lallans furthsets the wark o makars, screivers an reviewers, an is aye stappit fu wi quality content. The journal will aye be the ainly airt whaur ye can finn aa the best Scots wark we furthset. This blog will houeniver gie ye a wee skelp o oor content, tae weet the thrapple.