The story of Robert Burns in Edinburgh

When the Ploughman Poet arrived in Edinburgh to try and publish a second edition of his book of poetry, he was welcomed into the homes of Edinburgh’s high society as well as the Old Town taverns.

Robert Burns

Our latest story on Our Town Stories gives a flavour of the Edinburgh that Burns experienced, tells of his connections to the poet Robert Fergusson and a young Walter Scott and of course, his short-lived love affair with the woman who inspired, ‘Ae Fond Kiss’, his ‘Clarinda’.

One thought on “The story of Robert Burns in Edinburgh

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s