An American anecdote in Scotland: My what good pipers you have

Published: April 30, 2010
An American anecdote in Scotland: My what good pipers you have Published: April 30, 2010

Derek Midgley of Tinton Falls, New Jersey, provides insights and advice for non-Scottish pipers looking to try their hand at solo competitions in Scotland. From finding transportation to sourcing accommodation, from diet recommendations to practice connections, from weathering the ever-changing rain-to-wind-to-sun-to-cold-to-rain conditions to warming up apr¨¨s-games, Midgley sees the lighter side to the heavy-lifting that is the most competitive solo scene on earth. The first in a new series.

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