'Fit like the day
This is the Web site
for Charlie Allan and his publishers, Ardo Publishing Co. It contains a list of
his publications relating to the North-east corner of Scotland. There are books,
ballads, stories and even poems of relevance to country life in the ancient
Earldom of Buchan.
The new book is oot!
That Live the Longest' was published in November 2010 and finishes off the story
of The Buchan farm of Little Ardo and my family who have farmed it since 1837.
It covers the time from 1955 when John R. Allan was the farmer and Jimmy Low was
the grieve, through all my struggles towards the day, in 1997 when I got a
victim in Neil Purdie who, with my daughter Sarah, took on the burden of farming
the old place.
I never wanted to write
this book. I did The Truth Tells Twice because I am an ancestor worshipper and I
had no intension to carry on into my own time on the head of the hill. But to my
astonishment Birlinn, the publishers, felt able to describe 'The Truth Tells
Twice' as "the best selling", so there had to be another volume to
finish the job.
here for more details
Fan I wis young and
I hurled in a cairtie.
The cairtie brook,
An I fell oot,
An skinned aa my
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