PART OF THE Applause ISSUE
‘Each family has its Scots words or phrases, helping to maintain or establish bonds of kinship.’
Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers: A Treasury of 1,000 Scottish Words
By Robin Crawford
Published by Elliot & Thompson
Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers: A Treasury of 1,000 Scottish Words by Robin Crawford is published by Elliot & Thompson, priced £9.99.
Polly Clark was born in Toronto and lives in Helensburgh on Scotland’s west coast, close to where W.H. Auden wrote The Orators. She is Literature Programme Producer for Cove Park, Scotland’s International Artist Residency Centre, and the author of thre …
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