Whenever I discover a painting, watercolour or sculpture, I am amazed by the history that comes with the artwork. Every creative endeavour is steeped with the artist’s experience and personal … Continue reading Katherine Jane Ellice: The 1838 Adventure
“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 … Continue reading Walking With History
Today is St. Andrew’s Day! Scotland is celebrating their patron saint. The bagpipers will be out in force, along with the haggis and tartans. And not only in Scotland. … Continue reading Happy St. Andrews Day!
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 … Continue reading Following the Bagpipes…