Thomas Clark

Thomas Clark is a makar an scriever fae the Scottish Borders. He is presently editor o Scots at Bella Caledonia, and poyet-in-residence at Selkirk FC. He gabs awa at and on Twitter: @clashcityclarky.

Alistair Heather

Alistair Heather wirks wi the Elphinstone Institute at the University o Aiberdeen, heezin up Scots in the North-East throu impruivin its vísibility in the media and tourism, and estaiblishin Scots in ilka pairt o the education system, fae bairnheid tae unnergraduate. He maks Scots Radio, alangside Frieda Morrison, and Scots Radio TV, and scrieves for The National, The Herald and aab’dy else that’ll pit him in prent. He hauds a first-cless honours degree in History fae the University o Aiberdeen. Gie him yer chat @Historic_Ally an via Alistair [DOT] heather [AT]

James McDonald

James McDonald is a Scots PhD student steyin in Réunion. He is keen on different leids, inspecially local leids, and their forderin, whether it's Scots, Gaelic, Réunion Creole or ither leids. He wirks as a English teacher at the University o Réunion. Ye can contact him on jmcd89 [AT] googlemail [DOT] com.

Jamie Smith

Jamie Smith is a muisician, wab developer and foonder and editor o Mak Forrit. He’s wirkin the nou on jazz pianae tutorials at Follae him on Twitter @jamieonkeys.

Elizabeth Thoumire

Elizabeth is an Edinburgh-born airtist drawin and pentin maistly animals and birds. Forby, she is pairt o the organisation Hands Up For Trad, that wirks tae increase the profile an vísibility o Scottish tradítional muisic an cultur throu information, education and advocacy. Vísit her wabsteid at

Antonia Uri

Antonia Uri is a twinty-ane year auld Doric-spikkin student o Modren Furrin Leids at Aiberdeen University. She is currently the Alba Editor at The Gaudie, and a scriever for The National. Claik awa wi her on Twitter @teuchtertoni.