The Ceilidh dances are cancelled for the rest of the season due to the threat of Covid 19, the restrictions that still exist and the slow vaccination rate.

We hope to start again in the fall of 2021, possibly Friday, September 24.  Updates will be announced as soon as there is definite news.  I shall try to continue with these newsletters to keep you informed.


Anniversary Reel (the) – 4 X 32 R  – Iain MacPhail & his Scottish Dance Band RSCDS Book 36 – Frae A’ the Airts Volume 1


March already – the vaccine is coming and soon I’ll be able to get mine.  Many of you will have had your jab already.  There really is a light at the end of the tunnel, we might even be dancing by fall?  The scientists have done an amazing job in not just finding one but many vaccines all of which seem quite good.  It really is fantastic what they have managed to do.  Now lets hope all people everywhere are able to get the jab and the world will be a safer place.


Mellon Udrigle at sunrise

We have spent a lot of time in the garden.  Don’t thing many folk would notice the difference but we do and that is the main thing.  I did some edging, cut a few branches down to let more sunlight in, raked part of the lawn, got rid of more ivy, picked up loads of twigs etc., transplanted and lots of other things.  I get stiff, I guess I am not so young, and slow to get up so it probably takes much longer to do things than it used to.  I have, in conjunction with two neighbours, order some soil which will be delivered in a month.  We have order 8 yards to be spit equally though as it is all going to be dumped in 1 place I don’t know how we’ll do that.  Maybe the first one out gets the most.  Wheel barrows will be busy that is certain – maybe I’ll see what my grandson is doing!

I’ve decided to make the newsletters shorter and will try to embed the videos which should make it easier for you, at least the is what Paul tells me and he knows everything.  Here goes, I hope it works.

The Doctor was puzzled.  “I’m very sorry Mr O’Flaherty, but I can’t diagnose your trouble. I think it must be drink.”

“Don’t worry about it then, Dr. Cullen,” says O’Flaherty. “I’ll just come back when you’re sober.”

Paddy was tooling along the road one fine day when the local policeman, a friend of his, pulled him over.”What’s wrong, Seamus?” Paddy asked.

“Well didn’t ya know, Paddy, that your wife fell out of the car about five miles back?” said Seamus.

“Ah, praise The Almighty!” Paddy replied with relief. “I thought I’d gone deaf!”



May there always be work for your hands to do;
May your purse always hold a coin or two;
May the sun always shine on your windowpane;
May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain;
May the hand of a friend always be near you;
May God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.

You might have seen this one before, but it is worth another viewing.  A nice cheery song amidst all the Covid-19 gloom.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day.

Faw Kirk Falkirk





Have a good laugh, watch this short clip and enjoy.

Good trip down Memory Lane for all those who have undergone a surgery:


Classic All In The Family

Sometimes Seniors Don’t Understand Directions.

We’re all Seniors, or will be one day ….

This is why you should listen carefully to your Doctors instructions.

I went to my nearby CVS Pharmacy, straight to the back,  where the Pharmacists’ high counter is located. I took out my little brown bottle, along with a teaspoon, and set them up on the counter. 

The Pharmacist came over, smiled, and asked if he could help me.

I said,  “Yes!  Could you please taste this for me?”

Seeing a senior citizen,  the Pharmacist went along. He took the spoon, put a tiny bit of the liquid on it, put it on his tongue and swilled it around.

Then, with a stomach-churning look on his face, he spat it out on the floor and began coughing. When he finally was finished,  I looked him right in the eye and asked, “Now, does that taste sweet to you?”

The Pharmacist, shaking his head back and forth with a venomous look in his eyes yelled, “HELL NO!!!”

I said, “Oh, thank God!  That’s a real relief!  My doctor told me to have a Pharmacist  test my urine for sugar!”

I can never go back to that CVS, but I really don’t care, because they aren’t very friendly there anymore!

Lochindorb at midnight

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Irish Singalong Jigs 4x32J 2:20 Sound Company Free Spirit 13

An old man lay sprawled across three entire seats at a concert.

When the usher came by and noticed this he whispered to the old man, “Sorry sir, but you’re only allowed one seat.”

The old man didn’t budge.

The usher became more impatient.  “Sir if you don’t get up from there, I am going to have to call the manager.”

Once again the old man muttered and did nothing.

The usher marched briskly back up the aisle, and in a moment he returned with the manager.

Together the two of them tried repeatedly to move the old disheveled man, but with no success.

Finally they summoned the police.  The officer surveyed the situation briefly then asked, “All right buddy what’s your name?”

“Fred,” the old man moaned.

“Where you from, Fred?” asked the police officer.

With a terrible strain in his voice, and without moving, Fred replied; “The balcony”……….


Loch Abhraoin in Wester Ross

May your troubles be one, may your blessings be more,
and may nothing but happiness come through your door.

Duncan MacKenzie