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Do we look at Rabbie Burns through rose tinted specs or if he were here today would he be vilified?
SCOTLAND will mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of celebrated national bard Robert Burns this year with a series of events throughout the country.
Born in Ayrshire in 1759, Burns' image and poetry have become an important part of the Scottish brand which is exported across the globe to encourage folk to visit our bonnie banks.
But are we perhaps giving our famous poet an easy ride by choosing to look at him through rose tinted spectacles and ignoring some of the wilder discrepancies in his lifestyle? After all, modern day hellraisers like Amy Winehouse and Paul Gascoigne are vilified on a daily basis in the media.