Written by Mhairi Ferrier. Billy Kay’s accessible history of the Scots language written in 1986 has had an undeniable effect on conversations surrounding the cultural importance of the Scots language. Mhairi Ferrier interviews Kay about writing the book as well as its impact in the years since.
Written by Mhairi Ferrier. Located on the periphery of the Highlands, the Angus Glens exist in what one might define as the ‘margins’ of this region in a geographical, cultural, and linguistic sense. By looking at the effects of the Highland Clearances and subsequent migration, we can begin to understand the uniqueness of the Glens from a modern perspective.