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    Piper at the gates of dawn...

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    Campbell Brodie
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    Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Fri 29 Mar 2013 - 21:26

    Above Loch Tulla near Bridge of Orchy.




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    Re: Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by Topdog on Fri 29 Mar 2013 - 21:33

    We had a piper at our wedding and at both mum and dads funerals. Dads cremation we had navy peeps in uniform one side of the long walk up and legion members other side, some In uniform and the piper walked in front of the coffin. Fabulous as the white ensign was raised, hundreds of people.
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    Re: Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by Gypsy on Sat 30 Mar 2013 - 9:33

    The Lone Ranger wrote:Above Loch Tulla near Bridge of Orchy.


    Best place for him, all that squawking frightens the wildlife weather
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    Re: Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by Mcqueen on Sat 30 Mar 2013 - 10:04

    I never could understand that racket,Strange lot
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    Re: Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by Topdog on Sat 30 Mar 2013 - 10:27

    Doing Ed Fest once and all the pipers were warming up outside the craft tent for a competition, bloody noisy.
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    Re: Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by Topdog on Sat 30 Mar 2013 - 10:45

    Snowing this is deep south, I am a southerner germs out of here
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    Re: Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by searcher on Sat 30 Mar 2013 - 14:30

    Just back from Tesco and there was a highland dance school doing a bit of fund raising for the local hospice.
    There were about a dozen bairns all under 12 giving demos to a live piper , it was really lovely and the bairns were immaculate in their dress
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    Re: Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by Perfectspecimen on Sat 30 Mar 2013 - 17:29

    Gypsy wrote:
    The Lone Ranger wrote:Above Loch Tulla near Bridge of Orchy.


    Best place for him, all that squawking frightens the wildlife weather

    All the deer have come down here too, see em all over the place. More peace and quiet innit.



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    Re: Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by Topdog on Sat 30 Mar 2013 - 17:33

    All the old dears come down here to Worthing and Eastbourne, piss and quiet
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    Re: Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by searcher on Sat 30 Mar 2013 - 19:02

    Topdog wrote:All the old dears come down here to Worthing and Eastbourne, piss and quiet
    Yep undertakers waiting rooms
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    Re: Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by Topdog on Sat 30 Mar 2013 - 19:06

    Bit strange realy, You got Brighton in the middle and it could not be more young and vibrant, yes it is the gay capital of the world, but also has some of the biggest straighand gay college network. That means clubs are buzzing.
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    Re: Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by searcher on Sat 30 Mar 2013 - 19:59

    Listen to me !!! the guy who,s going to spend next winter in Golf Del Sur
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    Post by Mermaid on Sat 30 Mar 2013 - 20:45

    It you want a relaxing holiday then up here is lovely. Yes I know it is a bit cold at the moment but when the sun is out which it is,it is lovely. Saw some deer today as well.



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    Re: Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by searcher on Sat 30 Mar 2013 - 21:13

    Yes in this weather the deer all come down from the hills looking for easier food , have seen them pinching the sheeps turnips etc
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    Re: Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by Topdog on Sat 30 Mar 2013 - 21:53

    And all the old dears turn up to photo them
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    Re: Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by Mermaid on Sat 30 Mar 2013 - 21:58

    less of the old you



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    Re: Piper at the gates of dawn...

    Post by Topdog on Sat 30 Mar 2013 - 22:20

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