Personal Tune Dedications

By |2019-02-24T00:10:51+00:007 November 2018|Uncategorized|

    There are very few sounds out with nature, that can evoke as much emotion as the sound of the Great Highland bagpipe. The haunting tone can send shivers down the spine, and move the toughest person in the world to tears. The bagpipes are most associated with Scotland, however, the impact it can [...]

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2016 so far

By |2019-02-24T00:10:51+00:0015 June 2016|Uncategorized|

2015 was a bit of an anti climax in terms of getting out in the hills. A combination of poor weather, work uncertainty, and injury, restricted my Munro count to only 10. This would have made for a very disappointing year, had it not been for the development of the piping side of my venture! [...]

Why did I become the Munro Bagpiper?

By |2019-02-24T00:10:51+00:007 February 2016|Uncategorized|

It is a question that is often asked of me, and to be honest, I don’t blame them. Why would someone want to throw a heavy musical instrument in his back, cart them up a mountain, just to play a tune on the summit? The question has entered my head on numerous occasions. Many times, [...]


By |2019-02-24T00:10:52+00:0010 July 2015|Scotland, Uncategorized|

  We are blessed in Scotland to have such a wonderful capital city. From the imposing castle, the elegant George street, stunning Arthur's seat, and that famous Leith sunshine, Edinburgh has it all. I was very fortunate to spend 5 years studying and working in Edinburgh. I grew to love my adopted city, especially during [...]

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The epic journey begins

By |2019-02-24T00:10:52+00:008 July 2015|Tour de Stade, Uncategorized|

An incredible amount of preparation went into the the organising of this epic journey. Ian had spent weeks arranging with football grounds, gaining sponsorship, and co-ordinating all the partcipants to meet in Berwick, to stay the night before the start. Claire, Michelle, Ian, Lawrence and myself  hit the road. The Journey begins... We arrived in [...]

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