Thought for the month

“There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.” Probably W.L. Sheldon, US lecturer on ethics (1858 – 1907) rather than Ernest Hemingway.

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Reel alert


Worrying news last month for the bagpipe fraternity. A lack of hygiene and poor cleaning of an instrument probably led to a fatal case of bagpipe lung or hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Mould and fungi accumulated within the instrument were considered to be the cause. For those few readers who do not regularly play bagpipe reels please enjoy this link.

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