Moving On in 20th Century Scotland

Moving On in 20th Century Scotland – The Moose and Ither Tales’, published 2004, Smaa Biggin Press

A series of stories and poems which illustrate how major changes in heating, lighting, plumbing, transport, communication, shopping, cooking, housing, education, entertainment – you name it! – have affected the lives of people over the last 100 years.  Although set in Scotland, the stories could have taken place almost anywhere in Scotland and beyond.

The collection includes the prize-winning poem Limmer, written in Doric which is the local dialect of North East Scotland.  (Read Limmer on webpage Writing – poetry)