The massed pipe bands make their inaugural circuit of the field. I abhor nationalism, but there is something about a massed pind band playing 'Scotland the Brave' that makes me very proud and happy to be Scottish and British
Early rounds of the Scottish Country Dancing competition
The Half-Marathon gets underway
Tossing the Caber. The caber is almost vertical in mid-air and will shortly fall the correct way, that is to the left, meaning that this was a valid toss
A Shot-Put competitor does his stuff
I usually have a few friends over to help pass the day and along the way a few bottles of champagne get opened. Cheers!
The funfair, just beyond the cricket pitch, has been operating for the past ten or so days and had a busy evening yesterday, but will probably have a better evening today, because the weather so far today has been much better - it will probably go on until just before midnight, so there will be lots of lights, noise and laughter (and screaming) drifting across the cricket pitch tonight!