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ScottishAndrew Music Bio

A Scottish contemporary electric fiddler, composer and folk dance musician [ceilidh dancing] and dance caller, with the Wild Geese Ceilidh Band http://www.wildgeese.biz which was formed in Leith in 1996. Will call the Scottish dances. (20 + ceilidh dances for all levels, fun dances for beginners to the more advanced) Also a contemporary electric violin player … Continue reading

MA PLASTIC KILT

MA PLASTIC KILT Andrew Hennessey  Me and ma plastic kilt Have the Burgh crowds all thrill’t Worn without guilt The sweat that was spill’t Playing the ceilidhs with ma fiddle   Nothing so demure As lambswool pure The enduring shape of plastic So that nothing drastic Happens in the wash   Tough as nails The … Continue reading

The Holy Spirit with the early Celtic Saints

THE LIFE OF ST KENTIGERN from THE BOOK OF GLASGOW CATHEDRAL, GLASGOW, 1898,  Meanwhile, during Kentigern’s absence from Glasgow, the people of that neighbourhood relapsed into paganism, and, at the same time, it is to be gathered, the kingdom fell into confusion. Reading between the lines, it is evident that the strife of the period … Continue reading

The Merovingian Conspiracy ?

The Merovingian Conspiracy     Samson, a Nazarite, a mighty warrior of the tribe of Dan at the feast celebrating his marriage to a Philistine woman,  proposed a riddle to the Philistines: “Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong came forth sweetness.” Judges 14:14     On the seventh day … Continue reading

Iron – the anti-faerie metal

IRON – the anti-faerie metal – Here is an example of an intrepid Fiddler using a small iron dirk to Earth an evil faerie like some interdimensional lightning conductor ….. Iron or steel, in the shape of needles, a key, a knife, a pair of tongs, an open pair of scissors, or in any other … Continue reading

The Fiddlers and the Faeries

From – The Fairy Mythology, Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various Countries. by Thomas Keightley [1870] THE TWO FIDDLERS   NEARLY three hundred years ago, there dwelt in Strathspey two fiddlers, greatly renowned in their art. One Christmas they resolved to go try their fortune in Inverness. On arriving in that town they … Continue reading

CARROTS – SCOTLANDS MOST IMPORTANT FOOD ?

Carrots – Scotlands most important food   If someone were to ask you a question about naming the most important Scottish foods – one would rattle off; haggis, turnips (neeps) and tatties (potatoes), herring, and then if anyone knew about Scotlands hedgerows and wet agricultural lands – blackberries, apples and probably oats and barley – … Continue reading

Politically corrected song Flower of Scotland

Whitehall in London England today released a politically correct and Edited version of the popular Scottish Nationalist song The Flower of Scotland by Roy Williamson of the folk group the Corries from 1967.   It was suggested that it should be adopted north of the border in Scotland to help suppress separatist tendencies and to … Continue reading

Scottish Ufo shop and other news

I created a shop called Scottish UFO at Cafepress.com that shows a classic flying saucer in daylight between Edinburgh and Gorebridge in Scotland.  http://www.cafepress.com/scottishufo Its actually soaking up the vibes from the power cables it was hovering over – but that detail is in the bigger picture.     Other news is that my book … Continue reading

The Mystery of the Scottish Wild Geese

My first introduction to anything Irish and goose-like took place in the folk music sessions of Edinburgh in the 1980’s in bars like the Royal Oak and this led to many late night music parties behind closed doors. It was there that I was first introduced to the idea that folk culture could be a … Continue reading

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