Several members of the science party are Scottish or have Scottish roots so a Burn’s Night celebration was proposed. In Scotland, 25th January is the day for remembering the poet Robbie Burns of Auld Lang Syne fame. The event involves the eating of haggis, (a sort of meaty, oatmeal dish), tatties (potatoes) and neaps (mashed turnips) all washed down with plenty of Whiskey. There should also be poetry, singing, dancing and music. We could manage some of the items above, but not all….
Dancing a Reel