Scots Radio Special Features

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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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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