Tag: Jim Wark

Calum Semple: a virologist and a piper

Calum Semple: a virologist and a piper

In Stuart Letford’s Glenfiddich essay that appeared here last Wednesday, he wrote: “The only person whose opinion I want to hear in a pandemic is that of a virologist not that of a pub owner or a football pundit, a plumber, an actor … or a piper.” It reminded piping […]

Always vigilant / Piper i.d.’d

Always vigilant / Piper i.d.’d

This never-been-seen-before photo positively demands suggestions for a suitable caption: The individuals having a nap are Strathclyde Police Pipe Band members Pipe Major Ian McLellan, Jim MacLean and John Wilson. Not in the picture is the man behind the camera, who, we are reliably informed, was Jim Wark. Seemingly, the […]