Scots Radio Special Features

Jane Brown on Burns – The Globe Inn, Dumfries (2018)

Jane Brown on Burns – The Globe Inn, Dumfries (2018)

Anither listen tae ane o oor favourite past moments:"Wi Jane Brown at the Globe Inn Dumfries - In Memory o Robert Burns." Fan Frieda Morrison met up wi Jane, she wis jist aboot tae retire efter 20 year as manager o the Globe Inn in Dumfries. The Globe Inn – datin back...

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A Poem bi Alan McClure

A Poem bi Alan McClure

This poem wis written bi Alan McClure as pairt o Open Books’ Scots Creative Writing workshop: As ah walked oot aroun the watter a great stramash…

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Bringing in the New Year

Bringing in the New Year

On behalf o the Scots Radio Team, we wish you a very happy new year. Een o oor favourite fowk, Dolina Maclennan, has geen us permission tae publish this text, teen fae her noo famous acceptance speech at the Trad Awards 2018. "We have a huge arsenal in Scotland. It's...

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Special Poems fae North-East Makar – Sheena Blackhall

Special Poems fae North-East Makar – Sheena Blackhall

Enjoy the poems fae North-East Makar, Sheena Blackhall. The first een is being featured bi the Dictionaries o the Scots Language as pairt of their anniversary celebrations o A.J (Jack) Aitkin’s 100th birthday. Jack wis editor o ‘A Dictionary o the Older Scottish...

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A Sense o Place | Chris Booth

A Sense o Place | Chris Booth

In ess episode,  Finn Nixon jines meteorologist  Chris Booth in Braemar tae discuss aa things wither.   Chris explains the unique climate that the wee Aiberdeenshire village has an how he actually carries oot his forecastin. Braemar and Ballater Webpage -...

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A Sense o Place | Jackie Ross

A Sense o Place | Jackie Ross

In ess episode, Jackie Ross taks Finn Nixon doon the ferm road tae a place that huds the start o a special North East story – foo o kidnaps, adventure an slavery. Afore that we hear fae Jackie aboot plans for the new Doric Books Publication company.  The Doric...

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A Sense o Place | Andrew Painting

A Sense o Place | Andrew Painting

In this oor first in the seires, Finn Nixon jines ecologist an author, Andrew Painting tae enjoy the magical landscape o Mar Lodge Estate in Aberdeenshire. Andrew has recently published his book, ‘Regeneration – The Rescue of a…

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