Posts Tagged ‘ Robert Burns ’

Forget Robert Burns

Jun 19th, 2014 | By

The Deputy First Minister in Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has announced that Glasgow Prestwick Airport will not be re-named Robert Burns Airport. What’s wrong with Glasgow Robert Burns International Airport ?



Burns Night & Burns Year

Jan 25th, 2009 | By

Last night was Burns Night, the evening when Scots all over the world get together and celebrate the poetry and Scotland of their national poet Robert Burns.But today, 25th January is also the 250th anniversary of his birth in Alloway, near Ayr. Coincidentally or by design, his birth starts amost year long celebration of things Scottish called Homecoming which runs until St Andrew’s Day on November 30th. (see more at www.justabouttravel.net/en_scotlands_homecoming_year.php)Not much of a farmer and a bit of a womaniser, he proved to be
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