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Loch Lomond Highland Games

On a rainy Saturday 19th July 2014, Balloch Park placed host to the Loch Lomond Highland Games.  Highland games are events held throughout the year in  333 more words

Pipers 3

Amazing Bagpipers — yes women pipers — opened the premiere


Scottish Championship, Dunbarton.

It’s a late start for us, your normal RSPBA major tournament has all the Grade 4b guys split into 2 or 3 qualifying groups but with only 23 bands registered to compete there is no qualifier just a huge final. 750 more words


5 Cover Videos for Bagpipe Appreciation Day

July 27 is Bagpipe Appreciation Day.

We’re not sure who decided to make a day to celebrate one of the most annoying instruments ever invented, or why they would do that, but here it is. 207 more words


Commonwealth, Disney, Eurovision, Brigadoon - reflections on the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games

I suspect this one is not going to win me many friends. Whilst there was much that was good about the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth games – overall it left me ashamed of Scotland – or at least how we are portrayed – and how we now portray ourselves – as a dumbed down, tartanised, branded, Godless nation. 43 more words

The Church In Scotland

Bagpipes, Anyone?

When you tell your friends and family that you’re going on vacation, they can react differently, but they mostly say, “Oh, that’s so great!” and then move on with their lives because you’ll be coming back. 1,677 more words


Feast your eyes!

…On the photos I took at the Payson Scottish Festival!

The Scottish Festival is a longstanding Brown family tradition, and one of the things that makes summer great. 139 more words