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Today’s guest picture comes from my Newcastle correspondent and shows some shortbread baked especially for Burns’ Night, the occasion of the annual celebration of the life of the poet Robert Burns on January 25th.

shortbread(Fiona has baked four good Scots words into her shortbread, words suggested by her reverend parents.  They are bahookie, blootered, drookit and glaikit. A visit here may bring enlightenment to those not familiar with the Scots tongue but I can say that a bahookie is what a philosopher sits on when he or she is thinking, blootered is what many people will be at a Burns supper tonight, drookit is what I would have been if I had gone for a walk today and glaikit is what you call people who drop and break their mobile phones.)

It was a miserable wet and windy day today and I was pleased to have the preparing of our…

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