With the Hon President away teaching at the North American Academy of Piping in Carolina, the RSAMD boys and girls at their graduation (well done everyone) in Glasgow, the Hon Sec. suffering from the rigours of work and a world cup semi final on we had a quieter night. It was however a great wee session.
I made the schoolboy error of devolving the still photography to Tracey Williams who was out celebrating the end of school term. Some 164 photographs and numerous video clips were taken from which 4 good pictures were salvaged. Not surprisingly Tracey also lost the beer mat catching competition.
I kicked the evening off before Joshua Townsley (who was quite good at the beer mat thing) took to the floor. Joshua’s sister Taylor played at the last meeting and as promised Joshua was up for a tune this time round. Glenn Brown is doing a great job with Taylor and Joshua who clearly loves playing pipes. Well done.
Next up was Society regular Andrew Gray who played a very nice selection of tunes.
Next for shaving, the pre pie piper, was Tom Peterkin who was somewhat more relaxed than the last time he played at the Eagles. Tom’s pipe was first class. More than can be said for his beer mat skills.
After the pies, surprisingly giving his inaugural performance at the Eagles, was Greig Canning. Greig was in fine form having just recorded a selection for pipeline that should be aired this weekend. The final piper of the evening was Jenny Hazzard who, once the pipe had been settled, finished the evening off with a lovely Lament for the Viscount of Dundee.
Business as usual in two weeks time but please remember the following meeting has been moved from Tuesday 3rd to Thursday 5th August to allow overseas visitors the chance to pop along for a tune and some craic.