Thought for the month

“It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.” Edmund Burke, politician (1729 – 97).

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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