Writers’ Perennial Porridge Pot

Writers’ Perennial Porridge Pot

Paga

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Martin Walsh reads a story set in West Africa: Paga

Episode 6 Marie Celeste

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A humorous story for children based on the mystery of the Mary Celeste, a sailing ship found abandoned on the High Seas in 1872.

Episode 3

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Roger Meachem, a modern storyteller narrates a tale set just South of Edinburgh. It tells of his finding - and losing - the Knights Templar hoard of coinage. The episode also explains the origin of that strange Scottish delicacy, the Scottish Oatcake.

Dialects

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The Scots language is Europe’s largest minority language but can be understood easily by Standard-English Speakers. Doric is one version of Scots. Here, Ian Anderson, a Doric speaker reads his poem ‘Doric Anthem for Doomed England’. Help is offered in understanding Ian’s work by Podcast Host, Roger Meachem.

Writers' Treasure

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James Robertson a well known Scottish Writer's short story, ’Jack and the Captain’ - is retold and discussed in the context of where authors can find inspiration

About this podcast

Writers of the Scottish Inverse-Diaspora (those from the four corners of the world who work or live in Scotland) and Native Scottish Writers share their work and also nuggets of information about the Land, its Arts, Science, Myths, Languages, Scenery, Wildlife and Politics.

by Roger Meachem

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