"That was a good night - I really enjoyed it."
Angus McKinnon - PGLE
"I'm looking forward to my supper and wish you all the best for the coming year."
Ewan Rutherford - PGLE
"May you go from strength to strength"
Maurice Wilson - PGLE
"Brotherly Love's a great wee lodge - I love it."
Jim Gillanders - 1316
"The Brotherly Love Burns Night? Never surpassed!"
Robert Sinclair - 226
"Just go over that bit again, son"
Jimmy Knox - 1428
"You always get the warmest of welcomes."
Roddy Henretty - CLX
"I only need the one prompt, thank you!"
John McQueen - 1428
"Affiliating to 1428 is one of the best things I've done!"
Keith Millar - 1428
"That's no the Tyler's Toast already, is it?"
Kenny Renton - 392
"That's another excellent degree tonight lads, well done."
Ronnie King - 1316
"Mind now - they pies are hot!"
Dougie Sneddon - 151
"I might affiliate next year."
David McNeill - 392
"A very good FC degree followed by a very good harmony."
Ralph Shaw - 48
more to come . . .
The Installing Team comprised Bro Bob Thomson PM DSM as Installing Master, ably assisted by Bro John McQueen PM - who were also the Installing Masters when Bro Davie Park was first installed as RWM of The Lodge of Brotherly Love in 1993. WISW was Bro Jim Gillanders IPM 1316 HM1428, WIJW was Bro Robert SInclair IPM 226 and Bro Keith Millar PM1428 as WIIG.
Our kitchen brigade of Bro Dougie Sneddon RWM151 HM1428 and Bro Tom Stott RWM597 HM1428 provided us with an excellent meal, we were regaled in fine harmonic style by Bros Davy Donaldson PM1184, Bro Jim Gillanders IPM1316 HM1428 and Bro John Hardie PM349 HM1428, while Bro John Burgess of 405 HM1428 tickled the keys during the Ceremony of Installation.
Prize bottles of malt whisky were won by Bro Tam Stott, (no surprise there!) Bro Alex Keir PM1283, Bro Darren Crawford our latest FC, and Bro John Macadam RWM No8.
All images below were very kindly supplied by Bro David Donaldson PM1184 - one of our artists on the night.
Slide show . . .
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