So Far, I Can Only Show You His Sporran

16 04 2009

. . .but the rest with him wearing it — and if I get my way, playing the pipes for the full visual effect — is coming soon to a blog reader near you.


Tuesday night his pipe major presented him with a “youth piper’s” horsehair sporran from Edinburgh. . . previously worn for much piping and passed along through the ranks to the next promising lad.

It looks almost exactly like this. The black top piece is the “cantle” with a silver “thistle badge.” It’s big and heavy, exotic and cool.



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27 04 2009
Young Son’s Pipe Band Kilt, as Promised « Cocking A Snook!

[…] I showed you a close-up of his “sporran” last week?  Young Son’s pipe major has been impressing upon him that the whole outfit is a […]

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