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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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How To Piss Off a Hungover Scot

Image: Matt Groening It’s been quite the few days. Two days in Glasgow full of fun and frolics, followed by a weekend of disruption and hard earned downtime, led me into this week feeling rather dishevelled. Monday, took a while … Continue reading

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A Seam of Gold

Image: dailymail.co.uk Mild It was a lot milder yesterday. So much for yesterday being the day when snow was meant to hit us as hard as it had done in December. Sometimes I wonder just how the weather forecasters can … Continue reading

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Two Big Digits

Image: Fat Sam’s It’s been a lengthy period of heavy work lately and finally I have a couple of midweek days off. The occasion? Today’s the day of the annual St. Patrick’s Day gig by Stiff Little Fingers at the … Continue reading

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Macaroni Day

Image: noellium Pretty tired this morning. Not from being up extraordinarily late last night but from a very early start this morning. There’s a lot happening today ranging from training courses to writing and a fair bit of website work, … Continue reading

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Great Gig, Shame About The Indian Food

Image: BBC Online I spent a long day in the office yesterday—really long. Same hours as normal but the final drag up to 5pm seemed to go on forever. I was just so tired from the night before I felt … Continue reading

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Split Banana

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD!!! I received an email over the course of the weekend that has had me thinking quite heavily, once more, about Jackie McCann. I can’t seem to get away from him or his story. Let me explain. The … Continue reading

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