Category Archives: Theatre

Poshing It Up At The Usher Hall

Image: Pure Music I struggled to get out of bed yesterday and was late for work by a few minutes as a result. I hate being late, but I think the lengthy shifts I’ve been putting in has started catching … Continue reading

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Quadrophenia At Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre

Image: Jeff Edoe Set in London and Brighton at the height of the Mod era, Quadrophenia is told through the eyes of Jimmy, a hedonistic style-conscious teenager searching for a place to belong and a girl to love. Misunderstood by … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning On Sunday

Image: DDS I was kind of glad the weekend finished when it did. It was all over the place and at times not in the least enjoyable. Parts of it were, though, so they are the bits I’ll talk about. … Continue reading

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Culture Vultures

Image: http://www.mckellen.com I had a wonderful day off work yesterday (Wednesday). I met my mum off the bus from Glasgow and we had a wee day to ourselves, and as it turned out, one to remember. After a morning coffee … Continue reading

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A Small Tragedy

There was an email from the Scottish NaNoWriMo ML in my inbox this morning. I get them sporadically throughout the year, but they tend to increase in the lead up to November’s writing marathon. This particular email reminded me there … Continue reading

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A Day At The Fringe

I took the opportunity of a very early rise to get in some writing this morning – two more chapters of Hunting Jack – before the rest of the house got up. With Gail not feeling that well, it was … Continue reading

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Looking Out At New Horizons

I stayed up late watching a film last night. It was so bad I can’t even remember what it was about now. Gail got home about 1am and spent a while telling me all about her day photographing a large … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished

I was quite tired yesterday after only getting about five hours sleep. While Gail and Lindsay both had long lies to sleep off the effects of Saturday night, I was back out my bed five hours later when my father … Continue reading

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Hello Dolly

I had a fabulous weekend. On Saturday I headed through to Glasgow on the train with only one mission in mind: to spoil my mother. I was taking her out on the town for the night; for a meal and … Continue reading

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