I should like to apologise in advance

  wee eddie 19:44 18 Dec 2006

31st December approaches.

Up-to-now my practise sessions have been handled quietly on the Chanter, but in order to be up to speed on the big night I must now start practising with the full kit and caboodle. I apologise for any untoward noises that you hear in the background of my Forum responses.

p.s. to those of you that are South of the Border: "Happy Christmas"

  anskyber 19:52 18 Dec 2006

I'm just a few miles from the Scottish border. Should I be worried!?

  PurplePenny 19:55 18 Dec 2006

No apology necessary. I will be happy to hear sounds of the pipes. Can I have "The Dark Island" please?

  Kate B 19:56 18 Dec 2006

*chuckle* May I be the first to congratulate you on spelling "practising" correctly? It's a pet hate of mine when people get it wrong. Happy new year, two weeks in advance.

  bluto1 20:02 18 Dec 2006

Go on pal, give it a blast. Have a brilliant Hogmanay.

  facepaint 20:03 18 Dec 2006

I gather that Christmas is becoming a bigger festival in Scotland and is challenging New Year as the big event.

Cosmo Edinburgh is a great place to go, especially at New Year.

"...turn it doon a 'wee eddie,
ya wee baa heed".....lol

And caution with the barley wine and bucky!

  season8 20:05 18 Dec 2006

No worries, always nice to hear the pipes in Scotland. Even more so at hogmanay time.

  jack 20:08 18 Dec 2006

Thank you for the warning the earplugs are in and the defenders are on.

WHAT- What you say dear? I do wish she would speak up

  Forum Editor 20:12 18 Dec 2006

in the company of a hundred or so assorted Scots and friends. The haggis will be duly piped in and someone will address it. A good time will be had by all, of that I have no doubt. I'll also bet money that I'll be the only Welshman present.

Wind in your pipes, wee eddie.

  The Brigadier 20:20 18 Dec 2006

Now dont talk like that FE as a Welshman you should stand up and be proud, you even have a rugby team to be proud of these days!!

I have always liked the Welsh in fact we have some Hill Radnor & Kerry Hill on the farm!

  mammak 21:25 18 Dec 2006

A guid New Year tae ane an aw,
An mony may ye see!
An durin aw the years tae come,
O happy may ye be!
An may ye nee'er hae cause tae murn,
Tae sigh or shed a tear!
Tae ane an aw, baith great an sma,
A hertie, Guid New Year!

For wee eddie and aw Scotland.

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