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The Scots Musical Museum - Annotations and Auld Lang Syne

As well as being one of the most valuable (and unique) items in the RBBM’s collection, our copy of The Scots Musical Museum featuring Burns’ annotations is also one of the most fascinating. 404 more words

Pass the Haggis-A Brief History of the Burns Supper

Robert Burns, the bard poet of Scotland , was born on January 25, 1759.  He became the voice of Scotland with his poetry and song. In 1801, on the fifth anniversary of his death, nine men who knew him well gathered to have a memorial dinner in Robbie’s honor. 940 more words

Daily mythology: Auld Lang Syne

We often sang it, for example after every dancing. Now I learn, that it is especially sung at New Year – to bid farewell to the old year – but for funerals, graduations, etc., too. 246 more words

Countess Grey Book Club Presents - Robert Burns

Up next for the book club is the celebration of the great Scottish poet and bard Robert ‘Rabbie’ Burns.  Born 25 January 1759, Rabbie Burns is regarded as a Scottish hero and national poet writing in both Scots language, the Scottish dialect and standard English. 143 more words

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Burns Night

Up next at the Holiday Corner is the celebration of the great Scottish poet and bard Robert ‘Rabbie’ Burns.  Born 25 January 1759, Rabbie Burns is regarded as a Scottish hero and national poet writing in both Scots language, the Scottish dialect and standard English. 113 more words

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Starting 2017 on a Rise

I’m not going to lie to you. The year 2016 was one I’d rather forget. In my mind, I’ll remember lots of stress, running around, frustration, and the time when I was convinced that I had legitimate memory loss issues (still think I’m not 100%). 574 more words

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