Sharon Norris

On ways of seeing ourselves and others

‘O wad some Power the giftie gie usTo see oursels as ithers see us!’ Every Scot (and I am one) knows these lines by heart. They’re from the pen of our national poet, Robert Burns, and the poem they appear in, “To a Louse”, which the poet helpfully subtitles, ‘on seeing one on a lady’s…