It’s been a hectic few weeks since Sanquhar as we work hard at sounding like a pipe band, working on all the wee things that make a mince performance a good performance and a good performance a prize winner. Continue reading Coatbridge, GWoS and cake
People ask why my garden is a mess. Saturday the 25th of March was the DG&A Indoors in Sanquhar, the first sunny garden tidying Saturday of the year and I and Hazel Tenor have joined the band for the first public performance of the year.
Continue reading The Rites of Spring
February, for being the shortest month didnae half hang about, it felt about 6 weeks long and I need a rest. If it’s not practices it’s gazing at daffodils, rock gigs or disco dancing. Continue reading Step into March
The season of Burns Suppers is upon us, I used to just turn up, enjoy the speakers and eat and drink too much. I’m involved in three this year, actually doing stuff. Continue reading In the Burns unit
Happy New Year, Bonne année, Frohes neues Jahr, Feliz año nuevo, 明けましておめでとうございます to you all. (I fully expect to be castigated for my shocking translations) The party hats have been put away for another year the big lad in the red suit has been the bells have rung and it’s time for the annual look at the stats. Continue reading State of the Blog; 2016
Our metamorphosis continues; to be a competent competition winning band, not a giant insect. Continue reading Seasonings Greetings
Our big, open to all, VIP guests and bring your Granny Gala Presentation was in the Kilbarchan Performing Arts Centre on the 1st of December. Continue reading Activities for Cold Nights
This nearly slipped under my radar as I fret and fuss about the Somme show. We have run a Christmas Fayre with stalls for the last few years and it’s always a sugar fuelled arts and crafts extravaganza. Continue reading Crimble Fayre
It’s been two weeks since the Cèilidh. This was an unqualified success again thanks to the hard work of the Usual Suspects. While I freely admit I wasn’t there for most of it Continue reading Remembering!
We have been a bit quiet in the last month or so but seismic changes are afoot and the shoogly foundations are being strengthened, deepened and in some cases encased in concrete and thrown off the pier at Greenock. Continue reading Closed Season