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The private life of Robert Burns - OUPblog (blog)

A cornerstone of humanities scholarship across the world, Oxford University Press's list of scholarly editions is unparalleled in breadth and quality. Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) provides full-text access to hundreds of editions straight to ...and more »

Burns Night celebrates the wrong Scottish poet - The Guardian (blog)

The bard honoured on 25 January was a fine writer, but he also treated women appallingly. I can think of at least one other Scots author more worthy of a national festival. Wed 25 Jan 2017 07.42 EST Last modified on Thu 22 Feb 2018 09.29 EST. Share on ...and more »

Adult Candy: Scotch & Chocolate for Burns Night - Daily Beast

Just in case you were looking for an excuse to eat decadent treats between the holidays and Valentine's Day, chocolatiers across the country are offering a sweet and boozy way to celebrate Burns Night. The holiday, which is tonight and commemorates the ...and more »

Raise a glass to Robert Burns on Burns Night - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Scottish poet Robert Burns, shown here in a portrait by Alexander Naysmyth, died at the age of 37, but his literary influence continues to this day. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons). If you've ever sung "Auld Lang Syne" on New Year's Eve, you're familiar ...and more »

Jan. 25,- Robbie Burns Day: Address to a Haggis - Radio Canada International

It is January 25th, an important calendar date for those of Scottish heritage around the world. It is the anniversary of the birthday of Robbie Burns, Scotland's most adored poet who came into this world on this day in 1759. According to the 2011 ...and more »

Where to Find Whiskey and Haggis on Burns Night - Eater DC

The iconic Round Robin bar is a favorite gathering place of Robert Burns aficionados. Photo by Dena R. / Yelp. Local bars and restaurants are breaking out their best Scotch and bagpipes this week to celebrate the life of Scotland's national poet ...and more »

Flora Shedden: simple twists on cranachan and shortbread for Burns Night - Telegraph.co.uk

For years I believed Burns Night, which takes place on Wednesday, to be an awful lot of bother for one dark winter's evening. It meant last-minute dashes to supermarkets to pick up a round of haggis, which, as young children, we would push around our ...and more »

What Is Burns Night? 9 Robert Burns Facts To Enjoy With A Glass Of Scotch - Huffington Post UK

Come Wednesday it will be time to raise a glass of whisky, dust off your dancing shoes and gorge on er, haggis. The occasion of course, is Burns Night. A time to toast Scotland's national poet Robert Burns, celebrations typically entail poetry recitals ...and more »

The Perfect Excuse to Drink Scotch: Burns Night - Daily Beast

If you like drinking whisky, you should be celebrating the birthday of the famous Scottish poet. Max Watman. 01.23.17 1:00 AM ET. Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast. There exist only a few of what I would call “secular hymns” that are commonly sung ...and more »

The Botanist Newcastle put haggis hanging kebab on the menu for Burns Night - ChronicleLive

Fancy tucking into a Scottish twist on The Botanist's most popular dish? Get in quick as it's on the menu for limited time only. Share; Comments. By. Simon Duke. 19:00, 23 JAN 2017. What's On. Enter your postcode to see news and information near you ...and more »