Articles Tagged 'Auld Lang Syne'

The Haven, Haggis

PHOTOS: What Goes On at a Burns Night Supper?

Robert Burns, the Bard of Ayshire, is recognized as the national poet of Scotland. Burns may not be a household name in the U.S. but you will recognize his famed poem, called “Auld Lang Syne”, which has been set to music and sung when the clock strikes midnight, kicking off the New Year, with the first […]

Big Ben at Midnight, FINAL

British Up Your New Year’s Toasts

Yep, “Happy New Year” will get the job done but why not explore other ways to cheers the New Year! Bit of history: While raising your glass and wishing someone the best began with the Greeks as early as sixth century B.C. it’s said that “toasting” came into play with the English custom of flavoring […]