Celebrating Robert Burns with Dr. Leith Davis

Tonight, we celebrate Robert Burns, affectionately known as Rabbie Burns, the great Scottish poet and lyricist. He has been given the honoured titles of National Bard, Bard of Ayrshire and the Ploughman Poet. He penned in the language of the Scots, even though much of his writing is in light Scots dialect and in English.Continue reading “Celebrating Robert Burns with Dr. Leith Davis”

Curious, Explore and Be Amazed

“We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.” John Ruskin The Holiday Season was fast approaching when I walked about the grounds of Simon Fraser University in early December. But for students, exams come before the festivities. AllContinue reading “Curious, Explore and Be Amazed”