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Monday 18 March 2019

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Featuring the traditional Toast to the Haggis

Fair fa' your honest, sonsie face,
Great chieftain o' the pudding-race!
Aboon them a' yet tak your place,
Painch, tripe, or thairm:
Weel are ye wordy o'a grace
As lang's my arm.

The groaning trencher there ye fill,
Your hurdies like a distant hill,
Your pin was help to mend a mill
In time o'need,
While thro' your pores the dews distil
Like amber bead.

His knife see rustic Labour dight,
An' cut you up wi' ready sleight,
Trenching your gushing entrails bright,
Like ony ditch;
And then, O what a glorious sight,
Warm-reekin', rich!

Then, horn for horn, they stretch an' strive:
Deil tak the hindmost! on they drive,
Till a' their weel-swall'd kytes belyve
Are bent like drums;
Then auld Guidman, maist like to rive,
Bethankit! hums.

Is there that owre his French ragout
Or olio that wad staw a sow,
Or fricassee wad make her spew
Wi' perfect sconner,
Looks down wi' sneering, scornfu' view
On sic a dinner?

Poor devil! see him owre his trash,
As feckles as wither'd rash,
His spindle shank, a guid whip-lash;
His nieve a nit;
Thro' blody flood or field to dash,
O how unfit!

But mark the Rustic, haggis-fed,
The trembling earth resounds his tread.
Clap in his walie nieve a blade,
He'll mak it whissle;
An' legs an' arms, an' hands will sned,
Like taps o' trissle.

Ye Pow'rs, wha mak mankind your care,
And dish them out their bill o' fare,
Auld Scotland wants nae skinking ware
That jaups in luggies;
But, if ye wish her gratefu' prayer
Gie her a haggis!

Coming soon

21 Mar 2019
07:00PM - 09:00PM
Bridge for Beginners
23 Mar 2019
Golf Scramble "à la française"
23 Mar 2019
08:00PM -
St Patrick's Evening
24 Mar 2019
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Junior Cricket Indoor Tournament
29 Mar 2019
11:00AM - 05:00PM
Bridge Workshop
22 Apr 2019
Squash Camp
22 Apr 2019
09:00AM - 06:00PM
Easter Tennis Camp
26 Apr 2019
Golf Spring Weekend at Dieppe
18 May 2019
Golf Spring Cup
25 May 2019
10:00AM - 03:00PM
Junior Cricket Festival (La Rochelle)
26 May 2019
Junior Cricket U15 hard ball match
01 Jun 2019
Junior Cricket LFP CC Twenty20 (TBC)
08 Jun 2019
Queen's Cup Open Squash Tournament
15 Jun 2019
Junior Cricket - British School