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The Auld Uncle, 1953

Track ID : 10895

Tom Todd (T. T. Kilbucho) summarises the subject of the poem then recites it. An old bachelor farmer was left alone when his sister died, and was too old to work the farm any longer. He was taken t...

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Auld Margaret, 1953

Track ID : 10734

Auld Margaret starts work at dawn. The heifers are thriving, and the cockerel knows her step and greets her with a crow. She's old and failing now, her hair and eyes faded, but she has a beautiful ...

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Reminiscence of Sir Henry Littlejohn., 1953

Track ID : 10739

Reminiscence of Sir Henry Littlejohn. When Tom Todd and his brother were small children they were with their mother and an uncle in Princes Street when the uncle identified Sir Henry Littlejohn, t...

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A poet explains that good poetry is a matter of inspiration...., 1953

Track ID : 10745

A poet explains that good poetry is a matter of inspiration. Tom Todd (T. T. Kilbucho) has to be stirred by someone or something to write a poem. It is more than just being interested in something...

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The Land Girl, 1953

Track ID : 10756

An old man, Jimmy Tamson, went daft about a beautiful, long-legged land girl from the town, but would have gone mad if he had found out about her lovers.

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The Auld Maid, 1953

Track ID : 10777

A well-built lad came by, but other girls also fancied him. The girl in the poem was content just to watch him every day. Then one night she was jealous when she saw him with the girl across the ro...

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Famous people associated with Glenholm., 1953

Track ID : 10832

Famous people associated with Glenholm. At Glenholm in the time of the Covenanters, the great preacher Donald Cargill preached his last sermon before he was taken by the dragoons and beheaded in t...

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Murder of Lord Fleming, father of Mary Fleming, one of the f..., 1953

Track ID : 10836

Murder of Lord Fleming, father of Mary Fleming, one of the four Maries. A pass in the hills between Kilbucho and Glenholm known as The Nick is where Lord Fleming was ambushed and killed by Tweedie...

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Land drained and improved in Peeblesshire., 1953

Track ID : 10886

Land drained and improved in Peeblesshire. The parish of Broughton, Glenholm, and Kilbucho is accessible by road thanks to Secretary Murray, a traitor in the time of Bonnie Prince Charlie, who end...

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Scots dialect modified towards English at school; Tom Kilbuc..., 1953

Track ID : 10888

The expressiveness of Scots for writing poetry. In the opinion of Tom Todd (T. T. Kilbucho), once people went to secondary school they lost contact with their native area and people, and began spe...

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