Category Archives: Glasgow

Raising a Glass to William McIlvanney

What can you say about William McIlvanney that hasn’t already been said? Legendary, iconic, inspirational, suave, debonair, groundbreaking, trailblazing, innovative – a genius, he is the voice of Glasgow, nae Scotland! He is, of course, all of these things and … Continue reading

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An Old Friend

An old friend has been staying with me these past couple of weeks, after nine years in the wilderness. The last time I saw him he was an unsure 16-year old, a bit lost, with a lot of confusion and … Continue reading

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St. Mirren Win the Cup / A New Project

Last weekend was one of the best ever! I attended Hampden Park, Scotland’s national stadium, for the Scottish League Cup Final with my sister, Binny. And together we witnessed history being made, just as I said it would in my … Continue reading

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Believe

Today, history will be made…

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A Year in Writing (and Other Stuff)

August. Traditionally at this time of year I would normally be writing like a maniac to squeeze in as many of my remaining GDRs into the last week of my writing year. But not this time. This time, work has … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day

Image: Slate.com Happy Groundhog Day! Although this is mainly an American and Canadian custom, I love the whole idea of it. Punxsutawney Phil comes out and if he sees his shadow, we get six more weeks of winter. As it … Continue reading

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A Christmas Bevy with Mogwai

Image: Unknown Mogwai This was one gig I had to get a review put together sharpish, due to the tightness of my schedule in the last few days running up to Christmas. I wrote half of it last night and … Continue reading

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