Just what the Salt Lake area needs as an antidote to missionary-attire pipe bands – a group of heathens playing pipes!
I’ve been aware of the existence of the Heathen Highlanders for a few years now – I saw them billed on an Irish Dance concert poster in 2006, and I always thought I should . . . → Read More: I Look to the Heathens – is this a Sign?
That is my fictitious name for a new pipe band, formed by Roddy MacLeod, M.B.E., Principal of the National Piping Center.
In my previous post I wrote about Roddy’s new piobaireachd website. Well, apparently it’s not enough to be organizing that and running the Piping Centre. He has gathered a group of world-class solo pipers . . . → Read More: The Overachieving Highlanders…
I join interesting pipe bands.
Because I am a member of a band with close connections to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS or Mormon Church, to those of you unfamiliar with Utah culture), I will be ringing in the New Year tonight at the former Hotel Utah, now known as the Joseph . . . → Read More: The NHL and the LDS Church will help me ring in the New Year
I watched Ace of Cakes last night on the Food Network. This is a great show, about a funky cake-making company, Charm City Cakes,with a cool owner, Duff Goldman.
Last night Duff was commissioned to make a Scottish-themed cake, so he chose a Highland Cow. The cake looked like a million dollars (probably was) and, . . . → Read More: If it goes past your knees, it’s just a skirt
Interesting and consistently-maintained piping blogs seem to be hard to find, but here’s a cool one:
Wetootwaag’s Podcast of Bagpipe Power:When It’s about Bagpipes and Scotch, everyone wins
Actually, this is a podcast – Wetootwaag has a blog too, with possibly the strangest name ever.
In any case, Wetootwaag appears to be Jeremy Kingsbury from Bemidji, MN. Among . . . → Read More: Wetootwaag’s Wild World
Last night I went to a performance of How to Succeed in Business (Without Really Trying) at a nearby high school, Bingham High. Considering the age of the cast and crew, it was amazingly good.
In the lobby I bumped into one of my fellow band members in the Wasatch and District Pipeband. . . . → Read More: I am Old