Tag Archives: Robert Burns

Word Cloud: BARD

Updated – originally published on January 22, 2016  by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Saturday, January 25, will be the 261st anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns (1759–1796), forever the National Bard of Scotland.  It is a widely celebrated event in … Continue reading

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In Scotland, This is Hogmanay

This is updated from the original posting in January 2016 ____________________________________________ A guid New Year to ane an` a` and mony may ye see! ____________________________________________ New Year’s Eve is celebrated around the world, but in Scotland, it’s called Hogmanay. For about … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: January 25, 2019

January 25th is Irish Coffee Day * Opposite Day (Robert) Burns Night * A Room of One’s Own Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Claudius, Nellie Bly and Hakushū Kitahara, click

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In Scotland, This is Hogmanay

This is updated from the original posting in January 2016, and the redux in 2018 ____________________________________________ A guid New Year to ane an` a` and mony may ye see! ____________________________________________ New Year’s Eve is celebrated around the world, but in … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: January 25, 2018

January 25th is Irish Coffee Day * Opposite Day (Robert) Burns Night * A Room of One’s Own Day * __________________________________________ MORE! Robert Burns, Nellie Bly and Joe Sheridan, click

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TCS: A Virtual Burns Night Supper

Good Morning! A silver tumbler for a wee dram – So “take a cup of kindness yet” and join in! ___________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, … Continue reading

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TCS: In Scotland, this is HOGMANAY

Good Morning! ____________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: ANEW

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The year 2017 has been a difficult one for many people. The increasing effects of global climate change have taken lives and destroyed homes. More people, especially children, are hungry, or waiting in a refugee camp … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: January 25, 2017

January 25th is Irish Coffee Day * Opposite Day Robert Burns Day * A Room of One’s Own Day * ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Robert Burns, Virginia Woolf and Florence Li Tim-Oi, click

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Word Cloud: BARD

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Monday, January 25, will be the 257th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns (1759–1796), forever the National Bard of Scotland. A widely celebrated event in his country and in many places around the world known as Burns Night, … Continue reading

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