A Nova Scotia Gaelic Milling Frolic

A Nova Scotia Gaelic Milling Frolic

Ever since I wrote a blog post on the “Top Ten Differences between Gaelic in Nova Scotia and Scotland” I’ve been wanting to write a longer post about milling frolics. I gave a brief description of milling frolics in the previous blog post: A milling frolic is a social...
A Gaelic Nativity Play

A Gaelic Nativity Play

I love the controlled chaos of a children’s Christmas pageant. Nothing ever goes exactly how it’s supposed to, but it’s always hilarious and heart-warming. In 2011 I wrote a Gaelic nativity play for Gaelic learners. I was motivated by the desire to integrate more...
The Gaelic Family?

The Gaelic Family?

As I write this, it’s World Communion Sunday. My church, the United Church of Canada, observes this ecumenical celebration which originated with a Presbyterian church in Pittsburgh, Pennyslvania, USA. How does this relate to Gaelic? Bear with me. The Bible reading and...