Scots Radio Special Features

A Sense of Place – Jackie Ross

A Sense of 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 of Place – Andrew Painting

A Sense of 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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Wilson’s Ornithology & Burds in Scots

Wilson’s Ornithology & Burds in Scots

Hamish MacDonald tells us aboot his new book that celebrates the illustrations bi Alexander Wilson 1766-1813 – an pays homage at last tae a fellow Scot, fa delights in the natural warl aroon him. Wi Hamish’s…

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Mary Symon

Mary Symon

The community at Dufftown in Moray  gathered to celebrate the memory of their poet Mary Symon and unveil a plaque in her honour. Alistair Heather was there and this is his report.

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Lost at Sea

Lost at Sea

Morna Young’s ‘Lost At Sea’ is a superb production. Wi a minimalist set and the rich spikkin tones o the North East, the actors tell the deeply moving story o a fishing family dealing wi the pains…

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Doric Mash Up

The Doric - the North-East dialect o Scots - has been fair tane up by the younger generation o activists an creatves recently wi a wheen o events, fae Morna Young's Lost at Sea touring play tae poet Jo Gilbert's Doric poetry slam the ither wik Spin, a bar wi a stage...

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The Little History of Aberdeenshire

The Little History of Aberdeenshire

The Little History of Aberdeenshire – by Duncan Harley. For them that disna ken aboot the history o Aiberdeenshire – and there micht be a few – this new book fae Duncan Harley introduces ye tae a history and stories o the Shire that disna get spoken aboot...

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Stuart Paterson – Faither

On this the ‘International Mother language Day’ - let us nae forget the faithers. ‘Faither’ Bi Stuart Paterson Courtesy o the Scots Language Society. CD produced for Scotsoun bi George T Watt. www.lallans.com.

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