Articles by: Parratt-Halbert, Siggy

The Anatomy of a Piper Sep 2020 in Chanter 2020 Autumn

I first came to Blowout four years ago, invited by Vanessa to work as a galley slave. My only experience of bagpipes was a uillean play at my local musos’ session and a 75yr old who played out of tune great pipes in a local park most mornings. So to see and hear so many different breeds of pipe was a joyous revelation. And the people – so very friendly, who just wanted to share their passion.

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Anatomy of a Bagpiper - Version 2 Jan 0001 in Chanter 2020 Winter

Images to follow Greetings fellow Baglings As promised in the last issue of Chanter, here’s the Anatomy of a Bagpiper of the female kind – deadlier than the male as any fule kno. When it was suggested I should draw a female piper to go with the happy chappie who appeared in the last Chanter, I must admit I scratched my head for a bit. What on earth did women pipers look like, I wondered.

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