Robert Burns

Scotland’s University of Glasgow has announced an 18 month project to produce the first ever extensive database of Scotland’s loved poet Robert Burns manuscripts, which could hold great significance for Burns scholars across Scotland. The Centre (center) for Robert Burns Studies is in collaboration with BurnsScotland to examine, digitize and store all Burns papers. Papers […]

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On, January 25th every year Scots all over the world gather to celebrate the birth date of Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796).  My cousin shares the same birthday as the Bard—Happy Birthday T.B. Robert Burns, born in Alloway, Ayreshire, Scotland, is also known as the Ploughman Poet.  His popularity back then (and […]

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In Scotland the word Hogmanay is used to describe the New Year’s Eve celebration on December 31. The holiday is so important in Scotland that it tends to eclipse Christmas and gifts are given and received on New Year’s Eve. The custom of Hogmanay was mentioned in the Elgin, Scotland, records as “hagmonay” and is believed […]

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The Scottish poet Robert Burns (1759 -1796) has a newly updated Iphone App. The original was not user friendly and people complained that it was difficult to access and inaccurate. The app, developed by the Scottish government, was supposed to give fans of Robert Burns instant access to his entire work of poems and love […]

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