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Halifax Pipe Major Barb Stewart and her father’s pipes: Heading to Juno

TweetMy first piping instructor – still going strong, with her father’s pipes. What the story doesn’t say is that when Barb’s father showed up in Scotland during leave, to pick up and pay for his pipes, his regiment had already … Continue reading

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Bagpiping in Vancouver, the Indoor and outdoors

TweetAfter more than a month of non-stop rain and grey skies, the sun has returned (temporarily, I’m sure) to the lower south west corner of British Columbia. And that means only one thing – spring is around the corner. Already, … Continue reading

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Bagpiping in Vancouver, BC in the rain, mist and gloom

TweetWill this gloom ever end? The clouds and rain moved into the Lower Mainland of B.C. in early April. It’s now mid-June and it was 11 degrees today. I could see my breath when I went outside. Mo chreach! (that’s … Continue reading

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N.B. pipe band loses instruments and gear in fire; looking for help

TweetWith summer parade season upon them, a legion pipe band in New Brunswick is in desperate need of new uniforms, drums, carriers and other gear that was destroyed when their practice hall, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 93, in Oromocto, … Continue reading

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