Burns Night……

Thank you to David for the reminder that I have an excuse to partake of a wee dram tonight (not that an excuse is ever needed). A little reminder of who Rabbie is can be found here.

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Robert Burns Birthplace…

In this humble Alloway Farmhouse on 25th January 1759 Robert (Rabbie) Burns was born.

In a short life he was a prolific Writer and Poet, work that won him respect and a respect that is still honoured today the 25th January….Burns Night.

Burns Night…the night to respect the National Poet of Scotland, when Haggis, Tatties and Neaps are piped into the room to sound of Bagpipes,  the centrepiece of many a Burns Night Dinner.

25th January

(C) David Oakes 2018

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4 thoughts on “Burns Night……

  1. My mother was Scottish. At holiday dinners, we would recite a blessing that was written by Robbie: Some hae meat, and canna eat; and some would eat that want it; But we hae meat, and we can eat, sae let the Lord be thankit.

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