Tag Archives: Scotland

Happy Birthday, Rabbie

Robert Burns (1759 – 1796) January 25th is the birthday of Scotland’s National Bard, the much-loved Robert Burns. So today, once again, I pay tribute to the great man with some of his own words. Above all, Rabbie believed that … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Rabbie

Robert Burns (1759 – 1796) January 25th is the birthday of Scotland’s National Bard, the much-loved Robert Burns. So today I would like to pay tribute with some words from Oor Rabbie, who believed that all men were created equal: … Continue reading

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The Snowman – Sunday Photo Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes. The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in his picture (below). I am rather pressed for time … Continue reading

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Leaving Scotland Forever

leaving Scotland forever across the loch into the glen settling low on hillside heather the morning mists moisten his eyes brush his heart like snow white feather this love he knows will never go leaving Scotland forever across one more … Continue reading

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Right and Wrong

right and wrong you tell me I will soon forget that you already can’t remember but you are sunshine in July I’m the east wind in November I tell you that you’re always right you tell me that I’m wrong … Continue reading

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Wedding Reception – Sunday Photo Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes. The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in the picture (below). Al’s photo this week makes me … Continue reading

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The Snowman – Sunday Photo Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes. The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in his picture (below). This week’s seasonal offering makes me … Continue reading

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