Pipe and drum bands have become a popular symbol of Scottish ethnicity, as they are seen as “an extension of the Victorian ideal of the fighting romantic Highlander.” Few would argue that bagpipes are as uniquely Scottish and any other symbol of the nation, and I doubt there is anyoneRead More →

Fitness First is my monthly fitness update and the first post I publish each month.  Unfortunately, the last few months have not seen good progress and even some regression in my weight. In the months since returning from Scotland, I have not managed to get back into a regular fitnessRead More →