Love pipes too!
I like pipe music!
I suppose I first grew to love The Pipes in the army where I saw innumerable pipe bands, enjoyed various concerts, and marched to their haunting beat.
I further grew to love them when posted to the Outer Hebrides where “The Pipes” were a way of life. They told of ancient battles and skirmishes, of the love and loss of sweethearts, of the struggles of daily life, and of the joys of singing, dancing, and community spirit and support.
My knowledge of the pipes was expanded over the years as I encountered more examples and I learned that not all bagpipes are the same. I discovered that bagpipes appear in one form or another all around the world. We will see some of them in later posts
Most people will associate bagpipes with the Scots and immediately think of men in kilts. However, I don’t want…
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