Tuesday, March 27, 2012

News at Eleven: "I've got an aunty that won't

come and see me sing Burns because she thinks he was a fornicator and a philanderer, but he wasn't," says [Eddi Reader] the welder's daughter from Glasgow, with defensiveness bordering on indignation.

"He was a 25-year-old boy who was very handsome, spoke French, made you laugh, danced until three in the morning and everyone fell in love with him.

from The Age: Scotland the proud: the Burns legacy


No comments :