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For the first time in its 141-year history
THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
May 30, 1964Duncan Johnstone wins SPA Knockout final against Donald MacLeod.
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- For namesakes
Sat, 16 May 2015
Having a tune named after you is a wonderful gesture. I can’t think of a more thoughtful and kind gift than a piece of music inspired by life and friendship. I’ve been thinking about this custom for a few weeks … Continue reading …
TIP OF THE DAY
Pipers: Always ask yourself, Where has the reed been? Remember that all makes of pipe chanter reeds need a bit of moisture. To put some into it without a lick or a sook try the “heavy breath,” like when you want to “fog up” a window or your eyeglasses.
Donald MacPhee, reedmaker, Alexandria, Scotland