Category Archives: eBooks

Now Celtic Fans Shame Scotland: It’s Not an Old Firm Minority

Image: The Mirror Ever since the furore that followed the rioting Rangers fans in Manchester and the subsequent penalisations of UEFA for the bigoted chanting of their fans, the other half of the Old Firm have decided enough is enough. … Continue reading

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Christmas Headaches

Image: News.com.au I was into everything over the weekend—everything! Not only did I get through a ton of Christmas cleaning, DIY work, TV and gadget fixing, and writing work, but I also managed a Day Job Xmas bash, and a … Continue reading

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A Child Abuse Reminder from Banksy at Christmas

Image: BBC Mega busy in the day job yesterday after my boss landed a heap of trouble on my desk at the last moment. Christmas cheer abounds in the office these days, so much so in fact, that yesterday the … Continue reading

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Time is Tight and the Scotrail Fiasco Rumbles On

Image: FoxNoMad Tight with Time Things are starting to get tight with time and for once it’s NOT to do with the eternal battle between the day job and my writing career. This time, it’s Christmas versus DIY. The house … Continue reading

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Fighting Back Against the Fare Dodgers

Image: The List TIME Newsfeed summed it up perfectly: if you ever find yourself on a Scottish train without a ticket, don’t even think about trying to sneak a free ride. The video in this article (which has now caused … Continue reading

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Researching the Paranormal

Image: The Sun Very tired yesterday. My eyes felt swollen in their sockets and I was unable to concentrate much for the early part of the day. I thought a good coffee would sort me out, but that just gave … Continue reading

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Visiting Friends and Family

Image: Ena Galbraith Visit to the Folks I was out and about over the weekend. I was through to see my folks on Friday night and then down south to see my mate. I drive down with my pal, Mikey, … Continue reading

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Not Even Hurricane Bawbag Can Squelch the Scottish Humour

Image: Spoof Yesterday was probably one of the most exciting days Scotland has had with regards to the weather, in decades. And while the aftermath of the storm will mean a lot of cleaning and tidying up, in true Scottish … Continue reading

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The Illustrated ‘Silly Poems for Wee People’ Edges Closer

Image: Chas Stramash The temperature was almost at freezing yesterday on the way to the day job. As good a reason as any then, to stop off via the coffee shop and warm myself up. I thought I might use … Continue reading

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Manky Scotland

Image: Flickr A manky day, truly manky. It was below freezing for most of it, the overnight snow (yes, snow!) had iced up hard, and I nearly skidded onto my arse at least twice on my way into the day … Continue reading

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