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In Preposterous, Livingstone tells the story of his life – and especially the life as a piper – with humour, honesty, and grace. Both an engaging memoir and a fascinating behind-the-scenes window into the coulourful, exacting and sometimes frustrating world of competitive piping. Preposterous is a book that anyone can enjoy, and that piping fans everywhere will cherish.
Scottish Gaelic in Twelve Weeks - This book covers essential points of grammer and pronunciation, and containing model sentences, key phrases, exercises based on real-life scenarios and a mini Gaelic-English dictionary. Scottich Gaelin in Twelve Weeks is the ideal introduction to the language, eminently suitable for self-learners and for use in the classroom.
This combined dictionary is ideal for learners of Gaelic at all levels, and its generous coverage of vocabulary from fields such as business and IT makes it a valuable tool for all those who require an up-to-date reference work. It contains a large amount of explanatory material, numerous examples of usage and idiomatic phrases and expressions.
Here is the quintessential guide to everything you wanted to know about Scotch whisky. Inside you will find all the relevant facts to do with your favourite classic malts, how ‘the water of life’ had its origins in mystic medieval times in ancient Caledonia, how bold smugglers risked life and limb to escape the dreaded customs men, the real story behind the fortuitous shipwreck of Whisky Galore!, a tour of the top distilleries and much, much more…