Monday, 16 March 2009

Bowdent wi' Pride

I was rather surprised to get a call last week from my local paper, The Edinburgh Evening News, asking me to tell them something about my work as a Humanist Celebrant.

I discovered this afternoon that the article has made its way, via the printed page on Friday and the discarded fish supper wrapper on Saturday, onto the web edition of the paper.

Among other things, they asked me to sum up the city in three words and for the life of me, I couldn't think of any better than these from a passage in Corinthians XIII in Robert Lorimer's wonderfully incomprehensible translation into Scots of the King James' Bible (my thanks to Robert McDowell for introducing it to me in the first place.)

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