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National Poetry Day 2020: Vision

Today is National Poetry Day 2020 and the theme this year is “Vision”. I thought that this would be a very timely opportunity for me to share with you a poem which is called “A Vision” (a nod to W. B. Yeats) that I wrote quite a few years ago now and was included on […]

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Nochd at Celtic Connections

I’m really enjoying watching Nochd just now as it has some great interviews with people involved with Celtic Connections and great music too. Check it out if you want! https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000dtzc/nochd-series-4-episode-4 See a full list of my blog posts here.

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Scottish Gaelic Duolingo

Like many other people I signed up for the Scottish Gaelic course on Duolingo when it was released. I’ve found it quite useful as a learner as it contains quite a lot of vocabulary which relates to everyday situations. I wouldn’t say that it teaches the best Gaelic especially when it comes to expressing the […]

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Blog Gaelic Musings Nature Philosophy

Bio-rights

I was really interested to read this article by Robert Macfarlane in the Guardian (a link to it is below). I have thought about this concept before and I’m all for the establishment of “bio-rights” as I regard them as complementary to human rights, and in fact our human rights would just be a subsection […]