Language and Culture
Although a ‘Toon Loon’ I came from countra’ stock spending many of my holidays on farms at Westhill Murtle….
I grew up in Buckie with an English mum and Scots dad, and consider myelf “bi-lingual”. As a student in St Andrews, I recall phoning my parents from the payphone in the corridor on my first night away from home and prattling away in my native dialect, much to the...
1st November 2020 If you want to share what we do with others, this is a great wee video to motivate them to join our Doric TN Community…..
I wis born and broucht up in Tornaveen in rural Aiberdeenshie, wi parents fae Buchan wi i doric aye being spoken and encourged tae use it. Nooadays I sing sangs that tell i stories o i North East and beyond in Doric and Scots, It a vital pairt o the culture and...
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, expressive...
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...
If ye care aboot oor #Scots leid an want tae see it gien the recogneition an promotion it deserves, jine the @OorVyce campaign!
It’s time tae mak oorvyce heard!
Doric Future have now joined forces with Oor Vyce.
John grew up in Kingston-upon-Spey, the small village that sits to the west of the
mouth of the River Spey. He worked on an oar on the salmon nets in the late 1980s,
and then did a season as a grouse beater the summer after.
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
Doric Future is pleased to present a collection Blog Articles that highlights the Language and Culture of the Scots language in general and the Doric Dialect in particular.
To view our Language / Culture collection click here.
Doric Future has many connections with musicians, poets and performers from all around the North East of Scotland, as well as further afield, our links with the talented members and visitors of the Cruden Bay folk Club has enabled Jill to compile a wide variety of musical content which is featured in the Doric TV playlists. These Blogs help all have a musical connection which we hope you enjoy.
To view our Music collection click here.
Since launching the Doric Future Blog back in 2019 we have been delighted to include Blog Posts from a wide variety of people from every corner of the world. In this general section, you can see contributions from ordinary folk who have something to say about what Doric means to them.
To view our People / Culture collection click here.
In the spring of 2021 Doric Future was delighted to welcome its first-ever student placements from RGU, Ewan and Ellie contributed greatly to our website during there placement and you can read in this collection some of the great work they produced for Doric Future.
To view our RGU Student collection click here.
Walking / Wellbeing
Jill has always found peace and comfort from walking in the countryside, in this collection you will find several of her accounts as well as submissions from others on the same subject.
To view our Walking / Wellbeing collection click here.