SUSIE CARRUTH- Thoughts on Doric Future

SUSIE CARRUTH- Thoughts on Doric Future

My hame toon is Seattle, Washington US; I was born and raised here. Ten years ago I made friends with a neighbor who is a Fifer, fae Bowhill, and who has lived in the US for some time. He introduced me to all things Scottish, including a language I didn’t understand.

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Dave Cherry – The Guitar Mannie

Dave Cherry – The Guitar Mannie

If you are looking for a Martin, Taylor, Gibson, Fender, PRS look-alike, this is not the place to be, these guys do their thing with all the tradition expertise skill and panache that years of manufacturing have enabled them to fine tune and produce the superb instruments they have built their reputations on….

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James Craig Ross – re; Why Doric Matters

James Craig Ross – re; Why Doric Matters

I have taken an interest in ‘why doric matters‘ after seeing some very interesting videos from Jill. The new information I have gained about places of interest that are local to me has defiantly been insightful. The effort and enthusiasm I see from Jill also makes me keen to spread the word and I believe in the importance ……

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Andy Oxbow – Spotlight Doric

Andy Oxbow – Spotlight Doric

Myself and daryl are based in collieston, on the Buchan coast. I moved here in 2003 and Daryl a few years later and we started making music. Initially we developed a ‘village orchestra’ (Oxbow Lake orchestra) The Lang Reel O Collieston was written at one of those sessions.
One of our many musical….

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Mary Sydney Gilley

Mary Sydney Gilley

I love watching Jill visit with people in her community and beyond, highlighting their talents. I am a person who does not want culture and traditions to fade. I think that’s why I love visiting Scotland. People are so friendly and the traditions are still alive. Keep up the grand work Jill. Hope we meet some day.

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Angus McCurrach – Doric Matters

Angus McCurrach – Doric Matters

They say that language reflects a society’s culture, its’ way of life and its’ environment. If any of these changes, as they undoubtedly will over time, then a language will adapt and evolve. I use evolution in this context, because words and phrases are subject to the same…

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Rob Watt – Does anyone remember my Father?

Rob Watt – Does anyone remember my Father?

Does anyone remember my Father Bob Watt . Over many years he published Doric Poetry in the Press and Journal and a couple of books , The Ghillie Loon and the Mannie’s Hat . Dad also had a regular spot on Radio Aberdeen and Radio Scotland called “In the country”

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Margaret Stebbing – Love your work Jill

Margaret Stebbing – Love your work Jill

I have been following your videos and interviews for some time now, and I just want to add my support to your work in keeping Doric traditions and language alive. I think the way you have responded to the challenges of living through this pandemic is helpful to us all ……

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Jack Capener #Oorvyce

Jack Capener #Oorvyce

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.

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Jim Taylor’s Farming Family Timeline

Jim Taylor’s Farming Family Timeline

At the period of Lock Down 2020, I was unable to personally make visits to interview folk on their life history.
During this time Mr. Jim Taylor and his daughter Joyce pieced together the history of his farming days for Doric Future.

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Jill’s work at Slains School

Jill’s work at Slains School

By Conor Meeham, teacher, Slains School
Collieston
Ellon
Aberdeenshire
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.

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Jill’s Doric back story

Jill’s Doric back story

Ceator of Doric Future.
Three main reasons I started to draw on my own Doric Roots.
I felt my own stories and experiences of being born and brought up on a N.E. Farm were going further and further from my mind.

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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

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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 country tradition.

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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, I don’t have to think about it!

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Hamish Kemp – Doric Doon Under

Hamish Kemp – Doric Doon Under

I would like to introduce you to Our Doric Man, From “Down Under”!
This lovely Australian man originally from Crathie, Aberdeenshire, contacted me when he started to watch some of my videos from Aberdeenshire on you tube.

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