Jill’s Doric back story

Jill’s Doric back story

“A little personal reflection , as I was bringing my older video material to the fore for inclusion in the web site, it has for me been reconciliation of my past.  Thinking deeply and writing and drawing videos together has given me a deep rooted sense of who I am and...
Alan Hay – Does Doric Matter?

Alan Hay – Does Doric Matter?

How often nowadays do you hear a Doric phrase uttered in the streets of Aberdeen, or in any of the bigger towns of North East Scotland?  Perhaps it’s inevitable in the cosmopolitan, international city Aberdeen has become over the last 40 years, but conversation...
Denis Shepherd

Denis Shepherd

I play moothie (mouth-organ) and diddle; I sing popular Scottish and Doric songs including own compositions; I recite my own Doric poem; I do some ceilidh dance calling; I talk about the Box & Fiddle magazine; and I describe another way in which I carry on the...
Bob Knight – The Doric

Bob Knight – The Doric

(written especially for Doric Future) What does the North East doric mean to me?” To be honest I’ve never thought of it in that way, and there’s your greatest clue. Having been brought up speaking it, I don’t have to think about it –  it’s just there. It’s my...