Tag Archives: Scots

Language-learning: the Swedish word for basket takes me on a fun journey!

I am learning Swedish at the moment, with the help of a native Swedish speaker (tack, Maribel) and material available on the internet, which I was directed to by a South African friend (dankie, Travis).  I recently encountered the Swedish … Continue reading

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A Public Apology and “The Scottish Cringe”

My recent comments, reported in the Edinburgh Evening News,  condemning the lack of indigenous Scottish content in the Edinburgh International Festival, do not represent the views of the Society of Authors.   It was not my intention to give the impression … Continue reading

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