Fed-up student leaves public note for musician who played bagpipes for eight days straight

<p>One student couldn’t get her work done due to the someone playing the bagpipes so decided to complain in the form of a public notice</p>

One student couldn’t get her work done due to the someone playing the bagpipes so decided to complain in the form of a public notice

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England has (thankfully) come out the other side of a Covid lockdown, but in Sydney, Australia, it’s happening all over again.

Which might explain why one resident has been playing a lot of bagpipes to pass the time...

Either way, it was all too much for “struggling student” Lily Plummer, who was pushed to her wits’ end after said musician played the instrument for eight days straight.

Clearly frustrated by the repetitive noise, Plummer decided to let the bagpiper know how she felt and took pen to paper.

She then taped up the note on a fence in Petersham Park (which is in Sydney), in the hopes the piper would come across it and take the not-so-subtle hint.

She wrote: “Dear Bagpiper, I understand lockdown is hard and we all need a creative outlet. However, it’s been 8 days and I’m not sure how much more bagpiping I can take.

“Please consider taking a day off every now and then, it would be greatly appreciated.”

Plummer signed off the note: “Sincerely, a struggling Year 12 student”. She even included a little drawing of a bagpipe in the corner with a message that read: “If you play this instrument, this is for you.”

The note began to gain attention when editor Caitlin Chang came across the photo of the note in a Facebook group and reshared on her Twitter.

People on Twitter shared their thoughts on the note, with some finding the situation hilarious.

While others could relate to the struggle and shared similar stories about their encounter with noisy bagpipes.

One woman spotted the tweet and revealed it was her daughter who was behind the note.

Plummer herself made a Twitter account to confirm she was the “struggling student” who wrote the letter and revealed that she doesn’t actually mind the bagpipes – just not while she’s study or eight days in a row.

She also added the detail that the bagpiper gets out the instrument at 10.30am everyday.

Though, unfortunately for Plummer, the rain soon washed away any remnants of her complaint...

And it looks the mystery bagpiper didn’t take the hint, as Plummer filmed him in the park practising once more.

Hopefully, Plummer managed to get her studying done despite the daily tune of the bagpipes.

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