A painting passing down through the family generation after generation reaches the end of its life hanging on the toilet wall as paper.
The Scottish Word:


“Keep makin airt an ne-er gie heed tae hoo long it”ll bide. It aw casts awa an becomes bum wipe in the end. But mind, ert is no what it is it’s whit it does.”


ert, airt: art.

“Keep making art and never give a thought to how long it might stay around. It all fades and becomes recycled waste towards the end. But remember, art is not what it is but what it does.”

Keep making art.

The Scottish Word: ert with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.

Illustration Friday. faded.

Ever the mind is the builder bringing new things into the world. Mind what you think.

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