Hugh McMillan

Whit If?

County Buildings
In person event
Mon 27 Sep
18:00 UK

What if St Columba had been strangled when he came ashore? What if King Alexander III had Twitter? What if Jacques Brel joined the Corries? These and other Scottish micht-hae-beens are explored in Hugh McMillan’s first Scots language collection. Hilarious but also strangely informative!

About the Author: Hugh McMillan is a Scottish poet and history teacher who once almost moved away from Dumfries & Galloway but decided against it in the end. 

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