kintra sang tae jazz an boogie the Michaels hae pit the toon on the map.
LORRAINE Kelly, she of the warm, couthy
persona, found her inner steel when it came to the wicked witch of Westminster Esther McVey.
Known for his couthy
pep talks, he recalled that once, upon hearing a youngster complain that the opposition looked'awfy big', he replied"aye and if they were any good, they widnae be playing us".
Always a favourite with Dumfries audiences, Gordon gave an extremely polished and professional performance of some of his own compositions and also some old favourites interspersed with entertaining couthy
stories and tales.
This was the somewhat couthy
little building that was an extension to the much more elegant and classically inspired frontage to the department store in Gauze Street.
In LV 'couthy
' and 'bonnie' again jar on me but the last verse is perfect as is 'chan eil mo shuil' (better than the original).
Bafta-winning animators Will Anderson, Ainslie Henderson and Ross Hogg will lead a talk on the Art of Animation and workshops for those keen to have a go while the Couthy
strand of films sees little-known vintage Hollywood representations of bonnie Scotland getting a rare outing on the big screen - from Orson Welles as Highland Laird in Trouble in The Glen to James Mason and Deborah Kerr in probably the only film noir about a 19th century Scots hat-maker in Hatters Castle.
For the most part, the labour movement celebrated a Burns shorn of ersatz Scottishness: not the couthy
, apolitical 'Robbie Burns' of diasporic conviviality, but a radical, internationalist 'Bobby Burns', the bard of democratic 'mateship' whose poems spoke feelingly to the 'unionised shearers, miners, farmhands and drovers' of a dispersed, rural economy that was 'much closer [...] to Burns's own Ayrshire than to the massive shipyards and factories of the "Red Clydeside" era'.
, Kailyard notions of small community life in rural Scotland are belied by the fact that this particular community consists of damaged individuals far from innocent or naive, while the primitive, disturbing paganism of The Wicker Man proves to be nothing more than a harmless form of spirituality, manifest in symbolic regenerative rituals such as fire-walking, and group therapy sessions.
(41) Jimmy Wright, Couthy
Ramblin's: A Book of Scottish Poetry (Aberdeen: the author, 1973), pp.
The Granite City, as itOs known, has a couthy
charm all of its own, with lots to do and see from Royal castles and malt whisky distilleries to funfairs and museums.
"So it's maintained in a more couthy
fashion as a major football ground.