It’s great how Doric TV is gathering folk fae a oor the world! That’s fit we aim tae continue to do.

Looking back as a poet and author.

This month September sees me celebrating 32 years in my craft as a poet and author.
I began writing In 1988 after a humerus experience at a colleagues funeral, from that moment to this the need to write has grown exponentially. It’s quite inexplicable, I must let the wurds go, days I’ll write lots o poetry or create wee videos to offer more depth thru music, wurds and images. I’ll use an app to animate foties or use scenes.

Regarding the Doric, I have been writing off and on in ma mither tung for some years now, as it’s part of who I am, I enjoy weaving words together as I recall my days and life growing up in Aberdeen. So many changes I’ve witnessed and that’s why I’ll often pen words of what I saw, the industries gone, yet the heart o the toon still sparkles o the granite. ‘Ere’s nithin like the Doric, ma mither tung, even tho I’m for the present far awa I spik it every day. It’s wha I am, jist a loon fae Aiberdeen.
My work is published within 59 anthologies national and international and my own collection of 50 poems was published in USA in 2006. Though I’ve taken a step from the page, by creating spoken pieces and combining various mediums to offer more depth and meaning. Using video to tell the story, elicit a response, tease a tear or ensure a smile, that’s the storyteller at his best. Emotion, passion exudes as who I am. I hiv created wee videos in the Doric, affa basic n jist recorded on ma I pad, nithin funcie tho.

So here’s looking forward to this next year which I hope offers myself more opportunities to be just who I am. Oh I’m currently in the Philippines. It’s a lang story but I’ll nae bore ye wi it.

I truly appreciate this and gi’e ye ma thanks, bide safe you n yours aye.

Fae ma’sel
David Wilkie
Jist a loon fae Aiberdeen
Now in The Philippines.

With the help of Dave Wilkie, Jist a loon fae Aberdein – who put this short video together , Doric TV have been proud to gather up these Doric Folk who are part of the Doric TV Community .

To express our  passion for the Doric Language , we have all written a short quote on ‘ Jist fit the Doric means to us’.

Gordon – If you could also add the latest 2 episodes of Elsie fae Pitullie and Compass Rose to the Doric TV domain, I sent earlier- as the Inspiring Aberdeenshire awards are due next month!

Join the Doric TV Community today

We very much hope you will join our Doric TV Community by clicking on the link below, could you please share a link to this page with anyone else you think may be interested in being part of our community.

%d bloggers like this: