Kielder. Can you tell us a bit about how you came to the pipes, where
you’re from, and so on.
2) Did you play other instruments before, or have other musical interests?
2a) (whoops) – who taught you the pipes? How have you found your
interaction with the piping / competition world in terms helpfulness,
3) Tell us a bit about pipers who kayak, or kayakers who pipe! Are you
the only one? You seem to be playing the fiddle as well now, and fit
that in on Shetland courses!
4) What made you decide to start making pipes. Obviously kayaking must
be a seasonal thing: do the two mesh together well?
5) What skills did you have beforehand – and what have you had to do a
crash course in?
6) Pipe design and style – what are you hoping to go for? How do you
view the functionality v. aesthetic debate?
7) Have other pipemakers been helpful – who did you talk to / get
8) How easy was it to assemble the necessary equipment and materials?
9) What are your plans for the future?