New visitor to the feeders today in a Ceap-dubh (Blackcap) with a lovely chestnut brown hat
I haven't seen one of them before today
Quietly expanded on my thoughts on the held-back nature of #gaelic song but it's too close to an actual essay topic this semester, so I'm keeping it so I'm not plagiarising masel
I would love to hear some modern #gaidhlig music. Music that isn't romanticised, that isn't "celtic" and that wasn't written hundreds of years ago.
Where're the fresh tunes?!
That bit is a bit I find rather interesting in that access to UK granted access to the largest FTA in Europe which contrasts heavily with what is happening today; assuming many FTAs can't be forged within the year.
while Article V stated that all Scottish-owned vessels would now rank as ships of Great Britain, so affording the Scots the privileges and protection of inclusion within the Navigation Acts. The union created the biggest free-trade zone in Europe at the time and gave Scottish merchants the liberty to trade legally in such profitable American commodities as tobacco; sugar, indigo and rum (a privilege not granted the Irish) and, at the same time, it afforded them the protection of the Royal Navy."
Reading about the period around the Act of Union. So much seems to be paralleled today.
Excerpt from Devine's 'The Scottish Nation'
"Several clauses of the Act of Union were devoted to economic matters, but Articles IV and V were the two of most importance. Article IV provided for Scottish entry without payment of custom duty to the English domestic and colonial markets,...
Super enjoying this series with Reginald D Hunter on Southern Music.
Lots of fab music with interesting history
Quite enjoyed this article on history of the caman. Especially that the flat part is the bas, which is the same as on a hurl 🇮🇪
Oileanach a 'leughadh Gaelic Scotland. Slowcial Media.