Sunday, February 1, 2009

Salute to Robert Burns

On 31 January, Robin and I attended the birthday party for Scotland's National Poet, Robert Burns (1759-1796). We had a great time.

Thanks to all who participated and to Mairi and Guy for hosting the event and spending countless hours in the kitchen preparing "The Farin'".

The Farin'

The Selkirk Grace

Colonial Consomme

Smoked Trout Salad

Address to the Haggis (Jim Davidson)
"Haggis, warm 'n reekin, wi' neeps and tatties and wee dram.."

Stirk Stew
w' Poppyseed Dumplings

The Immortal Memory (Mairi)

Toast to the Lassies (Don)
The Response (Carolyn)

Tipsy Laird

Tales From 250 Years Ago

Kebbuck 'n Oatcakes

Port and Anither wee dram

Tea and Coffee

Auld Lang Syne

Such and awesome experience. If you would like to see all of the photos, look at Our Retirement Blog. There are several.

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