Robert Burns ‘Tam o’Shanter’ explained

A pupil at Kilsyth Primary School enjoys a Burns-themed assembly. PIC Scott Louden/JP.

Robert Burns: The Bard explained for bairns

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Robert Burns ‘Tae a Moose’ explained


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