Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Pipe Band

There were several pipe bands in the St Patrick's Day Parade and this was one of the most striking ones with everyone in their red plaid kilts. This pic was taken on Bloor St near the beginning of the parade in front of Varsity Stadium which is the playing field of the U of Toronto. You can see the bubble which covers the field at this time of year. It was a windy day so a kilt wouldn't have been the warmest outfit to be wearing!  
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22 comments:

Bill Nicholls said...

Brave is all I can say to wear a kilt in the cold like that, mind you our postmen go around in shorts in the winter

Tom said...

...a common sight and sound in parades here too!

Andy said...

A parade would not be the same without the pipers.

Christine said...

Their uniforms do look very smart - they just need to pull their socks up higher to keep warm! LOL!

Sharon Anck said...

They have a long and drafty walk ahead of them!

Cloudia said...

Wonderful capture, Pat! I can hear the pipes!

Lowell said...

What I like is the way you captured the motion or lack thereof ... with all the legs working together. Great composition. Great colors. As for the pipes, well, I'd rather smoke one than hear one! :)

William Kendall said...

I can just hear the sound of the pipes!

Some university or other athletic facilities here use that kind of dome over the winter as well.

Taken For Granted said...

Love the sound of a pipe band. I can almost hear the music in your photo.

Karl Demetz said...

Very proud men !

Michelle said...

They look quite handsome!

Jenn said...

I love the sound of bagpipes.

bill burke said...

Bagpipes are awesome sounding instruments.

Lesley said...

I enjoy a good pipe band. but I agree that the kilt is not exactly the best choice for this kind of weather.

Photo Cache said...

Nice kilts.

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Catalyst said...

And they're all in step, too. Mostly.

Jim said...

Great

s.c said...

Just the right combination for the occasion.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Oh la! Windy days and kilts can be quite tricky 😀 love pipe bands Pat, they look so smart.

Maria Glória said...

São bonitos os kilts vermelhos e gostei da foto. Os dias frios com céu azul me encantam.

Jack said...

Here we go. PIPERS!

Karen S. said...

What a wonderful musical experience!