Tag Archives: Family

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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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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Toilet Decisions

Image: PetTastics I must have stayed up way too late working on SLICK on Sunday, because I was shattered yesterday morning on the way into the day job. It took copious amounts of coffee to get me up to speed, … Continue reading

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Jo Nesbø Catches Scorsese’s Eye

Image: Jo Nesbø The Crime Fiction Crown I’m not in any way surprised to hear that Norwegian crime writer, Jo Nesbø, is to have one of his novels turned into a movie. Not only does this cement his reputation as … Continue reading

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Book Sales and Rising

Image: Blogspot Get Over It I felt absolutely downtrodden going to the day job yesterday and it was all down to the thought of missing that blasted Arab Strab gig. It got stupid when people were tweeting they had a … 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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Culture in Glasgow

Image: Samantha Nicol It’s been some weekend! I started last Friday off with a very large and strong black coffee (apparently this is called an Americano in some places—places I now avoid) and a healthy and bountiful morning roll with … Continue reading

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