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A cup of kindness for an American: Burns night

It’s that time of year again. Time to bring out the haggis, neeps, and tatties. Time to celebrate Oidhche na Taigeise. For those unfamiliar with Gaelic: Burns Night, the traditional supper commemorating Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns.  Now, to those not born in Alba, such as my Yankee self, this celebration may seem to be […]

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The best ways to celebrate Burns Day in Edinburgh

Burns Day is the annual Scottish celebration of Scotland’s national poet, Robert (Rabbie) Burns; held on his birthday, it commemorates his life and work. Burns is thought of as the National Poet of Scotland, and he is best known for his works Auld Lang Syne, Scots Wha Hae and A Red, Red Rose. On this […]