Hey all. Since Nov 19 I've been contributing to the very excellent radio programme 'It's A Quinn Thing' which is broadcast on Celtic Music Radio, every Monday, 4 - 6pm, 95FM. I do a short slot on a word or phrase from our braw Scots language / leid. The music Patrick Quinn selects isn't too shabby… Continue reading Here’s a thing…
Author: Anne M Scriven
Splashes of yellow
There is no doubt a deep and meaningful message in the fact that gorse offers such startling radiant joy and very sharp thorns. I could possibly ponder on it for hours. Or you could. Meanwhile, I'll just enjoy the swathes of brightness appearing everywhere.
'Gloomy Winter's now awa, Saft the westlan breezes blaw; Mang the birks o Stanely shaw The mavis sings fu cheerie, O;' [...] -- Robert Tannahill, (1808)