Tag Archives: Glasgow

Arab Strap Wound Me Right Up

Image: Tourdates.co.uk Arab Strap Malcolm Middleton and Aidan Moffat managed to get my hopes up yet again last night, when more tickets for the Arab Strap gig at Nice n Sleazy’s were made available to the next 30 on the … Continue reading

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The 3 Ebook Deal

Image: Scan for the 3-Ebook Deal The 3-Ebook Deal It’s crazy, it’s mad, it’s everything you might have expected if you know me. If you don’t, this might come as a bit of a surprise… As you may have heard, … Continue reading

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Tearing Off Tights With My Teeth

Image: Khali Darasu I haven’t slept well for the past three nights. In fact, I’ve hardly slept at all. When I do finally get to sleep, I feel it’s been such a struggle to get there that when I wake … 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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West is Best

Image: Alliance Online Weegies It’s what I always expected. In a recent survey, it was been proved that west is best and that Glaswegians are more likely to have determination, passion and perseverance as well as the skills needed to … 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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Piecing Together a Plot

Image: Row Three Workshop Over lunch, I wrote and posted the revised version of part 2 of the fourth exercise at the Advanced Dialogue workshop. I’ve edited in a sentence or two to subtly indicate where the antagonism is coming … Continue reading

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Ranfurly Review 16 Now Available

Image: Ranfurly Review It feels like Friday. It feels like it should be Friday. Maybe getting an #FF this morning is what confused me, because for one glorious moment I hoped it was be Friday. Alas, it’s only Thursday. The … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams Fiasco Continues

Image: Winkled Weasle Little bit tired yesterday after being out so late on a school night for the Darling event. No worries though, as I stopped in at the coffee shop on the way to the day job to write … Continue reading

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