Where better to start than the holiday season that's just over. I received a Christmas card from friends in Bathgate, Scotland that said they had been to a locally written theatre production - it may have been a Pantomime - that had a character in it with the name McIlhagga! I had written a piece in the Newsletter we sent out in October referring to a couple of 'fictional' McIlhaggas, one in a Radio sketch and one in a story published on the Internet. Well, here was a third one! I'd love to know more about it. Would the author or producer like to reveal themselves and tell us about the play? Did the character refer to a local person? There are certainly several McIlhagga families living in Bathgate!
Friday, 9 January 2009
Welcome to the McIlhagga Clan Blog! For the last seven years two of us have produced an annual Clan Newsletter. It's been a lot of fun, but a lot of hard work, and each year it gets more expensive to produce and send out. We've put quite a bit of research into it, and it's made us a lot of friends - and as far as I know, no enemies. Also it's a long time between each Newsletter, and research on our Clan doesn't stop. Sometimes things crop up that could be shared immediately. So what better than a Blog which folk can access at any time? Don't hesitate to contribute or respond to what we write.