Category Archives: Music

Making an Arse of It, Part 2

I’ve written before about how great the recently re-released debut album from Kid Canaveral Shouting at Wildlife is, and I’ve also mentioned how much I enjoy listening to singer/songwriter King Creosote. As luck would have it, both of them kicked … Continue reading

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Keeping the Rudder Straight

Checkout the New Websites As you may have heard, I’ve relaunched my website at http://www.colingalbraith.co.uk, so please pop over and see what you think. If you’re a reader of crime or paranormal fiction, or have maybe read some of my … Continue reading

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It’s That Time of the Year Again

Image: Unknown Shocked Lunchtime. I’m munching on a chicken roll and a cup of bacon and sweetcorn chowder soup. I tune into the BBC News website, as I always do, to see what’s happening in the world. One of the … Continue reading

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A Day in Glasgow

Image: Fawndoo The Specials Tuesday was brilliant! Despite my many doubts that The Specials gig at Glasgow’s SECC (Hall 3) would be a flop—the venue is like a warehouse with about as much thought put into the acoustics as a … Continue reading

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A ‘Special’ Day’s Work

Image: KGB Clothing A decent day’s work. My final two blog posts from the West Port Book Festival went live over at my (Unofficial) Edinburgh Book Festival Blog: Click here to read David Gaffney & Hannah McGill. Click here to … Continue reading

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Embracing the Digital Age

Image: GuerrillaGeek.com Ok, so very suddenly I seem to have a lot of stuff on the go all at once. Not that this is a bad thing, but I’m wary of the fact that with so many plates spinning at … Continue reading

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Dreamworks

Image: Dreamworks Dream Resolve It was a weekend of squeezing; squeezing all that I could out of the time available and trying to get through as much as possible. There’s a lot going on, both on the writing front and … Continue reading

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Beer and Curry Medicine

Image: Curry Council Intensity Lull After the intensity of my blogging at this year’s Edinburgh Book Festival, September feels quiet, low and almost uninteresting on the availability of things to write about. It’s a lull that happens each year; one … Continue reading

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The Power of Twitter and SEO

Image: Glasgow City Council Tweet Power The power of Twitter and SEO, if I ever needed to see it for myself, happened to this blog over the last couple of days. This my blog received three months worth of hits … Continue reading

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Scotland: The Safest Place in Britain

Image: Glasgow City Council A short entry today as I have been caught between needing to do things and life things getting in the way. So now I must fly like the wind, people, fly like the wind. London How … Continue reading

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