Auld Lang Syne passionately sung by Eddi Reader and all assembled upon the occasion of the opening of the new Scottish Parliament building at Holyrood, Edinburgh in October 2004. Watch it on YouTube via the link.
Queen Elizabeth II looks quite dour, as well she might, for Scotland is on the rise.
Auld Lang Syne was originally written down as a poem by the Scottish poet Robert Burns.
May we continue to seek peace gladly in this increasingly complicated and difficult world. May we find peace for all and for ourselves.