Month: January 2016

The monumental poet: Burns statues in New Zealand

Throughout this week and over the weekend many a Scot around the world will join in a toast to Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns. But Burns is not only remembered through these toasts, there are also a good number of visible reminders, with statues of the poet traceable all over the world, from Vancouver in Read More

Join me Down Under

Interested in the history of Scottish migration and the migrants’ community life and culture after arrival? Then come and join me to learn more. Hokitika, 3 February 2016 Talk: ‘Scottish Migration to the West Coast’, followed by walk to Burns statue on Cass Square for a twilight poetry session 7pm, Carnegie Gallery, Hokitika Museum click Read More