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Burns Night

January 26th, 2008

For those of you who are not familiar with Scotland, there is a poet named Robert Burns who happened to be born on 25 Jan several centuries ago.

I got sucked into attending the Burns Night Dinner last night, even tho I have absolutely no interest in either Haggis or whiskey.

I realized that I was familiar with Robby Burn’s poetry, as are most of you (Does Auld Lang Syne sound familiar?).

In any case, speeches, poetry and pipes were the order of the evening.

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There were kilts, trews of appropriate plaid, several skirts plus shawls of various family or regimental origin.

The evening ended with a Ceilidh band and Scottish Country dancing
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Today I had a lovely quite day.

Spinning

Alternating between spinning some wonderful Blue Faced Leicester

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finishing up socks, a row or two on the Viking Sweater and listening to Audio Books.

-Holly

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  1. January 30th, 2008 at 17:21 | #1

    I always wanted to go to a Burns Night. I love whisky and Haggis.

    Love the roving. What fantastic colours.

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