THE MAKAR FERGUSSON

THE MAKAR FERGUSSON Alexander Scott     Whan the makar Robert Fergusson dee’d on 16th October, 1774, he was that puir that his lair i the Canongait kirkyaird gaed unrecordit, and it was left til the greatest o ‘s disciples, Robert Burns...

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 through the...

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...