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Wordfringe 2006

The Doric Divas

Phyllis Goodall, Margaret Grant & Hazel Addison

Thursday 18 May 2006


Platform Bar, Station Hotel, 78 Guild Street

Admission Free

Phyllis Goodall rediscovered her poetry-making ability in 1995 when she won the Doric Festival Connon Caup with Doric Sweet talk. Since then her Nell o Sparta, Allawakin, Berryhill and several others have won awards. She is published in The Leopard and her naughty Golf-Widow has been translated for a Netherlands Golf Club.

Phyllis Goodall
Margaret Grant

Margaret Grant (nee McWilliam) was born in Kinnoir in 1938. A retired Law Accountant, she attended Kinnoir School and The Gordon Schools, Huntly. She has had two books of Doric verse published, Jist for a Lauch in 1999 and Anither Keckle in 2003, and has also appeared in print in The Leopard.

Hazel Addison, born at Neuk Tarland, 8th April 1936. Brought up on croft at Burnside of Deskie, Lumsden. Educated at Gordon Schools Huntly. Worked in British Rail Accountants office, Inverurie. Married William Addison from Buckie in 1956. Still lives at 6, Mill Crescent. Published book Scraipins Fae The Howe in May 2002.

Hazel Addison

Sponsored by Huntly Writers and Station Hotel, Aberdeen