Tam O’ Shanter

Tam O’ Shanter

Burns the Bard. Burns the National Poet. Whose masterpiece was, is, and always will be ‘Tam O’ Shanter’ – using comic storytelling Burns brings to life his fascination for Scottish folk tales. And for the supernatural. In ‘Tam O Shanter and the...
Tales of Edinburgh

Tales of Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s Old Town is known for its beautifully dramatic landscape and colourful history. Centuries ago, the citizens of old Edinburgh were notoriously superstitious, and therefore, the city was rife with ghostly tales and witch trials. With the nights drawing in,...
McGonagall

McGonagall

William Topaz McGonagall (March 1825 – 29 September 1902) was a Scottish poet of Irish descent. He won notoriety as an extremely bad poet who exhibited no recognition of, or concern for, his peers’ opinions of his work. He wrote about 200 poems, including The...