Winter is descending on Glasgow; with shorter days, colder nights and the inevitable same festive songs playing over and over again in shops. If you’ll be stuck in a retail job over the holiday period, or shudder at the thought of hearing the same tired and worn out ‘Now That’s What I Call Christmas’ tunes … More G-YOU’s Indie Festive Take Over
Some of you may have seen the queue that formed in the wee hours of the morning on the 8th November. A huge crowd of people, waiting in excess of 6 hours, all in the hopes of claiming a ticket to Daft Friday. But why is this one celebration considered to be worth such a … More D*** F*****: What’s it all about?
STaG’s most recent mainstage, Boudica by Tristan Bernays, has just come to a close and as with every other mainstage over the last 3 and a half years, I was there, watching intently. And what I saw left me very conflicted. STaG’s mainstages over the last few years have been a slow decline in quality … More STaG presents: Boudica, by Tristan Bernays
So today sees me in Glasgow airport, waiting for flight, which is likely delayed, back home to the mother land. It’s cold and foggy, but when I get gloomy I think about the Arrivals Gate at Glasgow airport…Seems to me that love is everywhere. Often it’s not particularly dignified, or newsworthy – but it’s always … More Hugh Grant For Prime Minister!
We have more women in congress now more than ever; the first Native-American woman; the first Muslim woman wearing a hijab is entering congress this January; and a democratic socialist became the youngest woman ever elected to congress. Call it a blue wave or whatever – all the hope and action that’s erupted in the … More A Christmas Miracle: Dems Take Back the House
If you didn’t read the above title in the voice of Cliff Richard, then I assume that the next few months aren’t your favourite in the calendar. However, regardless of whether you consider yourself a modern-day St. Nick or a bit of a Scrooge, Christmas will be happening this year. I myself fall somewhere between … More Christmas time: balance low from wine?
I don’t know how most people meet the love of their life, but I think even for the 1930s my grandparents story is unusual. My grandparents met in 1938 aged eleven; my grandfather recalls vividly being taken by ‘a fair-haired girl with golden skin’ to see the newts in the pond and he claims he … More The Caldecott Community