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Being Passive helps

Being Passive helps

Having been born in Buckie and living there until the age of six, it would seem that I have a passive knowledge of the Doric dialect. At the age of six I moved with my family to Cornwall, taking moving house to new levels, right at the other end of Britain. In Cornwall, I was...
bidialectal, adj.

bidialectal, adj.

bidialectal, adj. /ˌbaɪdaɪəˈlɛktəl/ Of a person: having command of two regional or social dialects of a language, one of which is commonly the standard
I na ken far the quines is

I na ken far the quines is

I don’t know where the girls are
First trip to Buckie!

First trip to Buckie!

Once we had our equipment sorted it was time to deliver it to the native Buckie interviewer and get them familiar with the interview procedure. We set off from Glasgow on a miserable Friday morning. It was a stunning drive, beautiful scenery and as we climbed further north the weather just got better and better....
Equipment hunt!

Equipment hunt!

At the start of the project we needed to get a stock of equipment for the interviews we were about to conduct and also for the self-recording some of the participants were going to do. I spent a while researching different recorders and equipment and it all felt very back-to-school-ish which was fun. In the...