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Day 72. 123,730 words. In a few short months I (an Australian, it scarcely needs to be said) have gone from not even knowing the Scottish community in Finland, to becoming their official piper and friend, then joining the Finnish Scottish … Continue reading

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Interlude: Burns Supper

Day 27. 80,795 words. Assuming no weekend progress. Hard to believe it’s already been a year. I haven’t had much time to practice since returning from our trip, so I can’t promise my performance will bring the house down, nevertheless … Continue reading

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Hosting VI: Pub Crawl Edition

Going out pub-crawling with the fine Scottish lads and lasses of the Finnish Scottish Society tonight. Taking my pipes so as to tootle the crowd gently from one pub to the next. For as long as I am able. I … Continue reading

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Birthday Bash

Last night was highly entertaining. I had a gig in Kallio, of all places. The Finnish Scottish Society, with whom I’ve made friends through an amusing series of events, were throwing a surprise birthday party for one of their members. … Continue reading

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Years ago, a Chucky Report

Day 18. 51 pages, 23,853 words. Yes, done. The following is a tale of a hilarious and foolish thing I did when I was a lad. I sent it to the local radio station for their Scottish DJ to read … Continue reading

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