Excellent chat with Jackie Kay with Janice Forsyth about her 5 years as the Scots Makar on BBC Scotland’s afternoon show - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/jackiekay
Poem for new babies - Lullaby welcome wee one
Poem for the Queensbury crossing - The long view
Poem for the Homeless,
Scottish Parliament 2020 – Farewell for Hogmanay
plus the baton from poem to song.
Jackie chose singers – Celeste Lean on Me, Nina Simone, Peggy Seeger,
BOOK - Elif Shakaf, How to Stay Sane in a world of Divisions
“Its been a joyous , interesting ride to have been to every major city and to have been to so much of the highlands an disbands, rural part of Scotland. And incredible journey..
Nicola Sturgeon, “Jackie Kay made an enduring and positive impact –and has widened the appeal of poetry.”