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Email correspondence 2 - C Kay & J McGonigal

Author(s): Prof Christian Kay, James McGonigal

Copyright holder(s): Prof Christian Kay, James McGonigal

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Date sent: Fri, 16 May 2003 13:36:48 +0000
Subject: LILT meeting 19 May cancellation
To: Christian, John
From: Jim

Efternoon baith--

I've had to cancel the LILT meeting ... there's not so much progress to report in any case,
although I'm clearer about the way to proceed once we get/make a little designated time for it.

Best--

Jim


From: Christian
To: Jim
Subject: Re: see me
Send reply to: Christian
Date sent: Mon, 30 Jun 2003 12:38:37 +0100

Am hoping to nip off early this afternoon. Tuesday morning or
Weds afternoon are ok.

Christian

> Sorry, Christian-- I had to be stuck in traffic at that hour. But of
> course I had seen the reel thing earlier.
>
> Will call by in the next two days for a wee LILT-- is there a best time?
>
> --Jim


Date sent: Tue, 01 Jul 2003 10:54:22 +0000
Subject: Fwd: Re: Fw: Hopkins
To: Christian, John
From: Jim

Mornin baith--

Here's the twa Hopkins translations I mentioned. Inversnaid no quite richt
yet, but near eneuch, sae I'll chance it.

Aye--

Jim


From: Christian
To: Jim
Subject: Re: please cheque this?
Send reply to: Christian
Date sent: Thu, 11 Sep 2003 18:09:14 +0100

Dear Jim

I hope that the rain has perhaps dispersed some of the swirling
mists, though I see that the sun seems to be out again.

I think I should be able to pay PN direct from LILT. I'll
have a go anyway, as I should be paying some attention to
financial matters.

Everyone v. crotchety round here as all the implications of the
semester system begin to strike.

Hope to see you soon.

Christian

> Hello Christian--
>
> I always feel that I'm emerging from morning mist at this time of the
> year, more to do with workloads and timetabling than to any mellow
> fruitfulness. Our courses have also started, two of them, so this adds
> to the swirling effect. The benefit is the sudden if occasional sense of
> humanity that comes from encountering someone else emerging from his/her
> own mist. Starting moves have been made to devolve some of my admin
> burden, though who wants to pick up an armful of mist?
>
> Anyway, bewteentimes in the odd and often late hour I'm doing editing
> work on three SCROLL books, to one of which PN has contributed a chapter. I think that freelance writers
> should be paid where possible, so I wondered whether it would be
> possible to raise a cheque to pay him from the LILT-->SCROLL
> fund? Is that easy to do?
> Will call in soon.
>
> Best--
>
> Jim


From: Jim
To: Christian
Subject: Re: visit
Date sent: Tue, 17 Aug 2004 13:19:33 +0100

Hello Christian--

No problems at all about last week. I had not had time to read your
email-- and I sympathise with your fraught journey through the dreich
drookit glaury road to EUP. Very good. And a great feeling of freedom,
nae doot.

Yes, I can meet at 2 in the Club.

Best--

Jim
----- Original Message -----
From: Christian
To: Jim
Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 12:58 PM
Subject: visit


> Jim -
>
> Sorry I chased you away last week. The book was duly delivered to EUP in
> the afternoon through a tropical thunderstorm, which is a weight off my
> mind.
>
> Ref. CPD - could you supply a list of school hols or is it on some
> handy website?
>
> Ref. Thursday. I'm now booked up 12-2 with a Japanese visitor. I
> could meet you in the club at 2 for a pre-Douglas chat, or will be
> free afterwards.
>
> You once suggested using some of our email correspondence for the
> corpus. I have now started weeding out a few gems, so I hope you
> meant it! Do you want to be anonymised?
>
> Ta ta the noo (with a view to future corpus inclusion).
>
> Christian

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Email correspondence 2 - C Kay & J McGonigal

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