Tag: Highland Games
Not everyone enjoys the sound of bagpipes. “It rings in the ears,” said Jaden Reicker of Kars, New Brunswick. That is unless you have Scottish roots like Pops Godfrey. He’s been a Pipe Sargent in the Southern Victoria Pipe Band, and has been playing for over thirty years. “I love it, it just… it moves […]
They’re games that date back to the 11th century. The Highland Games have become a tradition in Scotland, and have spread all around the world. Throwing stones… Flipping cabers… And tossing weights over a bar- are just some of the things you’ll see competitors do… All while wearing a kilt.