Scrieve It wi Hamish MacDonald

I love this! A wee bit o Don Quixote rendered intae the Scots 🙂

“‘In the clachan o La Mancha, which A’d raither forget, ther bidit nae lang syne yin o thon auld Lairdies that keepit a lance in the lance-rack, an auld tairge, a shilpit cuddy, an a greyhoond fir coorsin…”

Tales of One City

Oor Scrieve-It workshoap wi the National Library o Scotland’s resident Scots Scriever, Hamish MacDonald  luiked at weys o explorin an developin new or existin writin in Scots.

http---cdn.evbuc.com-images-20317923-23292633026-1-originalAn here’s the foremaist paragraph we aw translated fae Don Quixote by Cervantes . Hae a keek at the oreeginal tae, in print or e-book

‘In the clachan o La Mancha, which A’d raither forget, ther bidit nae lang syne yin o thon auld Lairdies that keepit a lance in the lance-rack, an auld tairge, a shilpit cuddy, an a greyhoond fir coorsin. A scullery o raither mair beef than mutton, greens on maist nichts, leftowers oan Setterdays, lentils oan Fridays, an a doo or so ower an abune oan the Sabbat, cawed awa wi maist o his siller. The lave o it went oan a doublet o guid braid cloth and velvet breeks an matchin shoon for days aff, whiles ower the…

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