Edinburgh Fringe 2017 Week 4 Recap

The Fringe does weird things to your sleep pattern if you let it…

The final week of the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe is here and we have to make hard decisions about which of the multitude of shows will be squeezed in and which will miss the cut.

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Edinburgh Fringe 2017 Week 1 Recap

Anyone that knows me (and I apologise for that profusely) knows that I love love love Edinburgh Fringe month. I love the atmosphere, I love the vibe, I love the sheer multitude of shows to see and all the open air street food and bars. I figured that this year, I would try and keep some kind of track of what I saw and did over these wonderful 4 weeks. Continue reading “Edinburgh Fringe 2017 Week 1 Recap”

Paying the Piper

There is a fine line between madman and genius – Roddy walked the line his entire life, and may even have crossed over a few times.

Rowdy Roddy Piper was many things to many people. To a kid growing up in Scotland, watching all these body builder types strut their stuff in WWF rings in the 80s, he was pretty much The Man.

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At the Rock Show…

The set delivered everything you would want from a Halestorm show… hell, anything you could want from a rock show.

It was the perfect storm (pardon the pun) of a rock band fast approaching the top of the game, and the best gig venue IN THE UNIVERSE coming together – Halestorm and The Barrowlands in Glasgow.

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Glasgow in 2014

Just some photos I took of Glasgow in 2014

It’s been a weird 12 months for my home town; started on somewhat of a low with the Clutha tragedy fallout, built up again with the Commonwealth Games and the run up to the Indy Referendum, and dipped back down again with the trouble after that, and the horror in George Square just in the past fortnight.

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Lights out at Murrayfield

You don’t see the Haka, you experience it…

Like many people, I have a bucket list of sorts; stuff I want to see or do before I finally kick the bucket and shuffle off this mortal coil. A lot of things are probably a bit too big for me to really do – I want to go see a live WrestleMania, a want to see a Superbowl, I want to see a Houston Astros game… and one of them? I ticked it off this weekend.
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A nation decides

I sit here, at 6.30am, unable to sleep thanks to copious amounts of coffee, energy drink, Tunnock’s Teacakes and for once, political intrigue.

I sit here, at 6.30am, unable to sleep thanks to copious amounts of coffee, energy drink, Tunnock’s Teacakes and for once, political intrigue. My country, the land that I love, held an Independence Referendum yesterday.
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Why I’m AYE

September 18th 2014; probably the most important day in Scotland’s history since the first Oor Wullie comic was published…

September 18th 2014; probably the most important day in Scotland’s history since the first Oor Wullie¬†comic was published. I’ll be glad when it’s all done and dusted as this past week, things have been getting a bit nippy, although I fear no matter what the result, it’ll drag on and on and on.

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