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Something for the Weekend - No 187

regular visitors to madhatters will have discerned by now my love of desi music -it’s what I listen to each and every day – from the number of times I post music from India and Pakistan under the heading ‘Something for the Weekend’ 68 more words


Julie Fowlis: Gach Sgeul (Every Story)

Listening Post 5. If you’ve heard that Scottish Gaelic is an endangered language, then listening to Julie Fowlis might cause some cognitive dissonance. Her voice is so angelic it seems more likely that people would be studying just to be able to understand her. 136 more words


Returning to Hogha Gearraidh after 49 years

It was summer 1966. I was seventeen, and decided to visit the Outer Hebrides, more specifically North Uist, where the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) had just established a new reserve at… 729 more words

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News: BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015 summary

The biggest names in folk music gathered in Cardiff for the 16th annual BBC Radio 2 folk awards; the ceremony was presented by Mark Radcliffe and Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis, live from the venue in front of an audience of 1600. 383 more words


Farr Conversations.

This is the sort of post you would really like to write in situ trying to capture the buzz of the evening but needs must and it was a long trek home but so worth the effort. 968 more words


Happy New Year

Apologies that I am a day late in wishing everyone a happy and successful New Year. May you achieve what you want to achieve in the year ahead. 144 more words



The 16th Annual Scottish Music Awards took place last night (29 Nov) at Glasgow’s Old Fruitmarket, with the primary function of raising funds for charity… 969 more words

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