I’ve Lost a Bit of My Scottish Accent!

I’ve Lost a Bit of My Scottish Accent!

Will They Let Me Back Into Scotland With My Mid-Atlantic Accent? Then there is the hazard, when visiting abroad, of being perceived as an American. Well maybe it’s not a hazard, but it is awkward when I’m on Princes Street and someone assumes the responsibility,...
Scottish Musings and Jokes on Our Habit of Thrift

Scottish Musings and Jokes on Our Habit of Thrift

Waste Not, Want Not When I was a wee lassie in Lanarkshire we were taught three things: Piety, Thrift, and Wheesht. (I remember “Wheesht” was sort of like “Hush” but with the authority of a Scottish Mum.) Oh, and Telling the Truth. That was definitely required....
Scottish Shortbread Recipe for Christmas

Scottish Shortbread Recipe for Christmas

Aunt Nan’s Secret Shortbread Recipe Ingredients Good butter ½ lb Superfine Sugar ¼ lb (½ cup) Flour 1 lb (3 cups plain flour, 1 cup rice flour or cornstarch) Salt ½ Teaspoon Preparation: Put on your favourite CD of Scottish ballads and sing along. This definitely...

My Ain Folk

My Ain Folk - Scottish Folk Song by Joyce Milne D'Auria       My Ain Folk - Joyce Milne...

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