Saturday, June 12, 2010

Scottish Festival

Seen and heard at a local Scottish festival this week:

Stylish Kilts

Highland Dancing that dates back hundreds of years

Traditional Scottish field games

Scottish bands with Scottish kilts

Bangers & Mash

Little scottie dogs wearing their tartans with pride

The sounds of a single bagpipe player - (the song he was playing was very mournful and emotional and you just knew there was deep meaning behind the song by how it spoke with no spoken words)
Old books about Scottish clans
My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here,
My heart's in the Highlands, a-chasing the deer;
A-chasing the wild deer, and following the roe,
My heart's in the Highlands, wherever I go.
Robert Burns


  1. Fantastic post. Scotland rules. That festival looks really fun. My mom would completely love that festival (and I plan on sharing that poem you posted with her).

    Thanks for sharing your experience!

  2. Thanks, Kevin.

    I say, if you can't go to Scotland, then go to a Scottish festival ;) it was a lot of fun.

    Hope your mom likes the Robert Burns quote!