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if ifyou were to walk the broad beachesbetween the rivers Ayr and Doonand farther to Greenan Castlegazing across the broad firthof the historic Clydetowards the the Isle of Arranwhere the Sleeping Warriorslumbers foreverin the rugged peaksand see before younot a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mr Burns

AnElephantCant write poetry like Rabbie But then of course nobody can It is almost a crime To pen this silly rhyme As a tribute to an exceptional man January 25th is the birthday of Scotland’s National Bard, the much-loved Robert … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Rabbie

O my Luve’s like a red, red rose, That’s newly sprung in June: O my Luve’s like the melodie, That’s sweetly play’d in tune. As fair art thou, my bonnie lass, So deep in luve am I; And I will … Continue reading

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