Tag: Skye Piping Society

Sue with her MBE/

Famous pipers: Sue MacIntyre

Sue MacIntyre was born in Inverness in 1929 as Farquhar McIntosh. Her mother, who was a ward sister in the town’s Craig Dunain hospital, died before her fourth birthday so Sue was sent to a children’s home in Aberlour. Some time later she returned to Inverness to live with her […]

Glenfinnan 2008 attracted only seven Open  competitors.

A judge’s ramblings – part 2

Round the games in late summer and yet more interminable tuning … we continue with Senior Judge, Malcolm McRae’s diary as he adjudicated at various highland games around Scotland in 2008. By Malcolm McRae Into August, and Aboyne was a day of showers and little sunshine. Ronald Clark, Norman Matheson […]