He isnae mine, hasnae been for twelve years. I know that now. It took a good long while tae admit it and I’ve tried tae make up for lost time, for a’ the years I dithered about whether or not it wis true.
Not many people know this, but the sun is also a star. Not to be a Debbie Downer but in about four billion years from now it will overheat like a dodgy boiler, sucking up the sea and turning us all into burnt chips.
During the latter part of the reign of King Christian the Ninth, there lived at Holl in the Tunga District a farmer named Brandur. By the time the events narrated here transpired, Brandur had grown prosperous and very old — old in years and old in ways.