Antonia Uri – A younger view

Antonia Uri – A younger view

My name is Antonia Uri, I am 23 years old and I was brought up in the countryside in-between Mintlaw and Longside. Preserving the Doric dialect is extremely important to me because it is a huge part of who I am, and is something that ties me to my home no matter where...
What is Doric? by Allan Thomson

What is Doric? by Allan Thomson

(written especially for Doric Future) DORIC Fit is “Doric”?  Doric is the wye north-East folk spik.  I suppose ye wid ca’ it an accent or a dialect. Fin I wis a loon, I didna’ ken that I spoke Doric or hid an accent. Ye see, the wye I spoke wis learnt at my midder’s...
Bessie Cordiner Wilkins

Bessie Cordiner Wilkins

The importance of videoing oral history to document not only how the Doric language is spoken, but also on how we look.   There are certain features that mark a Doric face, shaped possibly by the environment we are brought up in. Bessie Cordiner  Wilkins  has a great...