Walking With History

“Twelve Highlanders and a bagpipe make a rebellion.” Scottish Proverb I always imagined that the bagpipes were invented deep within the misty highlands of Scotland, a gift of the Celtic people to the rest of the world. But that is not so.  Bagpipes are an ancient instrument dating as far back as Egyptian civilizations.  OverContinue reading “Walking With History”

Following the Bagpipes…

I have been in the Scottish Highlands for the past few weeks following the call of the bagpipes.   Bagpipes and the Highlands appeal to our longing for open spaces where the abundance of purple heather grows generously in the moorland, glens and hills.  Above it all, the lone bagpiper can be heard from far awayContinue reading “Following the Bagpipes…”