[This is in the spirit of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.] The Capitalist and Politician. “Business is awfie awfie stottin bigly. Muckle. It maks us great, like massel. Art’s no sae awfie great. I divna ken … Continue reading Wally-draig.
Scottish Word: Spin.
“Fur a 143 years ah spin through space marooned wi nowt but a dug tae clap an a diary tae scrieve an NOO ah lose ma pencil. Ma last one.” Translated: spin: progress favourably, journey in … Continue reading Spin.
Scottish Word: Waukit.
Celebrating the 250th aniversary of Robert Burns with an excerpt from his poem ‘The Vision’. Where he doubts his ability and is visited by the Muse, the source of inspiration for creative artists, who knocks some … Continue reading Waukit.
Scottish Word: Buik.
“As you’re a weel kent Aye Write Festival critic you could say that ma pop up buik fairly caught yir eye – positive spin so to speak.” Translated: buik: book. “As you are a well known … Continue reading Buik.
Scottish Word: Bunnet.
“It’s no if it’s a bunnet or a bowler mister Flemin’ it’s aw in the wrist.” Translated: bunnet: soft flat cloth cap usually with a peak. “It is of no matter whether it be a cloth … Continue reading Bunnet.