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Good Jül! Here a poyim ta shiv in your pipe   Indicator I caught Santa, nudging out onto Byres Road near the height of the seasonal panic and topical flim flammery.  Half a Pall Mall threatened to crumble its ash … Continue reading

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Crazy Giveaway

For Black Friday, Buy Nothing Friday, I choose to give freely something of great value to me.  Roll up. Crazy Giveaway For this bright, spacious well adorned appartment with parking underneath, we give the wildflower meadow, the chicks hatching song into … Continue reading

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God is great, and resides within you

The events which played out in Paris on Friday 13th November, 2015, and their repercussions, will doubtless be talked, written and debated about for weeks, months, even years.  Already, less than a week after the attacks, vast tracts of writing … Continue reading

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Time for ploughshares

Today, protesters from across the British Isles converge on our shame.  I would, were it not for family commitments.  I was lucky enough last weekend to join thousands of protesters in George Square calling for an end to nuclear weapons. … Continue reading

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First days

Scotland, 2014. What a place. These weeks have been the most intense, exciting, difficult and optimistic times of my life. Pretty damn close to interesting. I believed, always have believed and always will believe that Scotland should be an independent … Continue reading

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Noches exhuberanti

In Glasgow you get two kinds of audiences. Tough and tougher. Tucked snugly off the right side of Sauchiehall Street the Glasgow Film Theatre is used with showing the best of world cinema, to engaged and engaging audiences. So I … Continue reading

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Shaetlan an compoonds a da richt

Dis a response o mine tae a excellent piece on Bella – By Angus MacLeod first published at ‘Confronted with a minority language the folk in question suddenly fall back on the “Ah, but all my forebears and those of … Continue reading

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Slainte Bard

Slainte Bard Slainte Bard Scraep aff da char, da crust an hay onythin eb nac tih , tfel as  brunt as du laeks but hit’s nae awfferin. Lift aff da lid an fin ess, dry as Derby i da deep … Continue reading

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Today the world says farewell, pays its last respects to a man who rose above adversity; a man who transcended politics, who embedded in the global imagination the possibility that we can move forward as a human race, that life … Continue reading

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Fortune Favours

I made a friend today.  Or, truth be told, I had the great pleasure of seeing a good chunk of like minded peoples’ efforts rewarded, there dreams filling out – not exactly coming to fruition, but putting out enough light … Continue reading

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