Kenung (a.k.a. Kenny Davidson) Doric Story Writer

Kenung (a.k.a. Kenny Davidson) Doric Story Writer

I am Gordon Mackay, part of the Doric Future Team, and Kenny Davidson was a great friend of mine. He was a charismatic man, around 20 years my senior. We met first met when I moved to the North East in 1981, sadly Kenny passed away in 2011, but during these 30 years I...
Debbie Leslie – Bittie aboot oor Doric dialect

Debbie Leslie – Bittie aboot oor Doric dialect

Doric belangs te you an me: it’s in the quait o the countryside an the steer o the toons; it’s in the land, the sky an the sea; it’s in the wealth o culture an heritage; it’s in the lives o oor ain folk, past an present, their sangs, stories, an their rich,...
Bratach Bana – what’s in a name?

Bratach Bana – what’s in a name?

Back in 2006 a group of local North East musicians formed a band and called themselves Bratach Bana, a name suggested to them by the popular Scottish singer Fiona Kennedy, named after a song made famous by her late father Calum Kennedy many years before. So far so...
Jill’s work at Slains School

Jill’s work at Slains School

Hi Jill, Thank you for taking the time to come in and speak with the students. I hope you also enjoyed being at the front of the class. Doric is part of the rich history of this area and is woven in to the fabrics of some many other areas of life. For example, the...
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...