Tag: Tomintoul Highland Games

My father the bagpiper – part 3

My father the bagpiper – part 3

Continuing his daughter’s story of James – Jamie – McHardy, second piper to Queen Victoria from 1878 until 1881. When the Highland Games season was in full swing Jamie went the rounds. He would walk over the Lecht the dozen miles to Tomintoul Games and back again and then, next […]