Tag: 78th Fraser Highlanders

Bruce Gandy shares a couple of fine tunes

Bruce Gandy shares a couple of fine tunes

Bruce Gandy is being kept busy with weekly students for piping tuition and also with his Clubhouse Sessions project where he has a group of up to 15 pipers visit his house to spend three hours going through two piobaireachds. Bruce told bagpipe.news: “We usually go through an entry level […]

From the archives: SPA 1984 – and controversy at the Worlds

From the archives: SPA 1984 – and controversy at the Worlds

Following on from the Scottish Pipers’ Association’s (SPA) successful centenary night at The National Piping Centre Otago Street, today we feature an item from the December 1984 Piping Times. Angus J. MacLellan was President of the SPA back then and in that edition of the PT he wrote a report […]

Preposterous – Tales to Follow

Preposterous – Tales to Follow

A Memoir by Bill Livingstone. In the introduction to this book, Livingstone quotes David Sedaris saying: “A memoir is the last place you’d expect to find the truth.” This well thought out and classy statement sets up the understatement and humility I have found in these pages. I have a […]