Scotch RoseEpisode 18 o Scots Language Radio coming soon…featuring news o a new Scots Language Policy fae Creative Scotland – and an extended interview wi SNP MP Alex Salmond aboot his roots and the Scots Language.
An..fae them that kens things at Gairdenin Scotland – this is the original wee white rose o Scotland -Rosa Spinossissima pimpinefolia. It’s sometimes caad the Scotch Rose or the Burnet Rose an the true Scots roses are cultivars o Rosa. This is a pic o the blooms oot in my gairden – an as the poem says this is the rose.. ‘that smells sharp and sweet and breaks the heart.’