Category Archives: Scottish Stuff, funny and serious

Mainly about places in Scotland, some daft stuff, some serious

Hallowe’en Scottish Style

Click here to hear AnElephant read his own drivel aloud: AnElephantCant contain his excitement As the end of October draws near His wee brain fair itches As he thinks about witches It is far and away the scariest night of … Continue reading

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St Andra’s Fault

AnElephantCant tell you too much About St Andrew who is Scotland’s Patron Saint According to tittle tattle He won us a battle So we seem to have no cause for complaint Now Andy is quite a busy chappie He is … Continue reading

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Liar Liar

Liar Liar I would rather not take office. This is the response of the leader of the UK’s largest political party, when asked if he would do a deal with the Scottish National Party. Less than 8 months after a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mr Burns

AnElephantCant write poetry like Rabbie But then of course nobody can It is almost a crime To pen this silly rhyme As a tribute to an exceptional man January 25th is the birthday of Scotland’s National Bard, the much-loved Robert … Continue reading

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The Prisoners

The Prisoners The five men have been prisoners for 300 long years. They have attempted to escape previously, but a lack of unified commitment has always thwarted them. That, and the guards, ten times their number, who spread lies, doubt … Continue reading

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This is the land

This is the Land This is the land of Robert Burns Of William Wallace too Of Baird and Bell and Smith and Hume All Scottish through and through  This is the land of loch and glen Of rivers and fields … Continue reading

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The Joke

The Joke Almost everyone knows this joke. Gabriel sees God making the world. He watches in amazement as God creates a land of mighty Munros clad in purple heather, great lochs, and fast flowing rivers, teeming with salmon and trout. … Continue reading

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