Tag Archives: Pipes

Winter Statement

That’s us well into February and although we have given ourselves a mountain to climb in learning 30 odd tunes for Music Show Scotland and perfecting the new MAP set we can still be seen out and about at shows, concerts, gigs, Burns suppers and well mostly Burns suppers. James the Hat and I would like to have a Pipe Band Burns supper some year because three in three weeks isn’t enough.

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Bling and burgers

A joint entry to try and get me up to date

The weather running up to Lilias Day was preternaturally sunny and fine so there were no surprises when the weather apps showed big black clouds and lightning for the big day. I didn’t care as I was to be wafted up the road in a big posh car pumping fumes and particulates onto my red faced and choking bandmates. Continue reading Bling and burgers

February Blues

February is finally over, the last 3 days have been glorious to try and make us forget the other 26 miserable, storm cold, dark horror stories. The band have been in the practice rooms ironing out technicalities and getting match fit for Sanquhar which is in 3 weeks time, I think the extra day has lulled a few players into a false sense of security.   Continue reading February Blues