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Charity shops and second homes

My friend Ann loves Charity shops.Recently she was walking up Arbroath High Street, and passing OXFAM,  when she spotted Mr William Gladstone glowering out from a china plate. 498 more words

Rehearsals in Retiro Park

Sun, nature, music and good company…for me, you can not beat that. Alba and I decided to rehearse for the first time together with the fiddle and the Galician chanter. 231 more words


Piper at Sunset

It was warm tonight, unusual for these parts to feel like the month of May. The sky was alive with great puffs and wisps of cloud that transected one another in a lazy fashion. 520 more words

Creative Writing

The World of Rhythm

Introducing global musical instruments for Abigail’s home learning becomes easier with the aid of The World of Rhythm  children’s book.

We are thankful to Author Patrick Adams Patrick’s World of Travel, LLC for his effort of sending us a digital copy and sharing this story with us. 336 more words


The Inaugural Recital 2017

Join us for a fun filled evening at The College of Piping in Glasgow city centre with special guests and friends of the charity putting on a real show for all of the family. 59 more words

For the love of Ireland

It’s St Paddy’s Day, patron saint of Ireland. Happy St Paddy’s Day to all my Irish friends celebrating, wherever you are in the world.

As a Scot, we have special ties with the length and breadth of the Emerald Isle, sharing a similar culture, as well as a warped sense of humour. 871 more words


Irish for a Day

A couple of years ago, the hubs started learning how to play the bag pipes. At the time he started, the vision of kilts, kilt checks and my son running around in his underwear attempting to play on his dad’s precious practice chanter were not at all a reality or something I thought could be a reality. 969 more words