Not much time for blog posts tonight, I'm afraid - far too many other things to do. I'll post more in the morning. Meanwhile, to entertain you, here's the incomparable Karen Matheson and Capercaillie performing the beautiful Scottish ballad "Iain Ghlinn 'Cuaich". The lyrics may be found here, in both Gaelic and English.
Sean Connery once said of Karen Matheson that hers was "a throat surely touched by the hand of God". One can see why . . .