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On a Friday #6 : Belle and Sebastian - The Boy Done Wrong Again

The Belle and Sebastian theme of the week continues with this week’s Friday music recommendation. There are many songs of theirs which I love, but ‘The Boy Done Wrong Again’ is the one that stands out most, because of one particular occasion on which I heard it. 159 more words

On A Friday

#1 whisky bar...Glasgow--

  BAM!  You say you want some whisky, do ya?  Well then you gotta get on over here to The Pot Still in Glasgow, Scotland.  This is a real-deal totally impressive place for a wee dram of the water of life.   258 more words


Out Searching in Pollok County Park

I recently met a lady who thankfully reminded me of all the parks waiting to be discovered in Glasgow. Having developed the habit of asking everyone from strangers on the bus to hairdressers (whether they happen to be doing my hair or not) what their favourite hidden away attractions are, I was feeling a little embarrassed to admit that I had only visited a handful of Glasgow’s parks in my quest. 677 more words


Mackintosh was here--

POW!  One of the best parts of traveling is learning stuff that we knew nothing about before we embarked on a particular journey.  Case in point, the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh here in Glasgow, Scotland.   207 more words


People Watching on the Subway - fifth-wheeling, shoe-studying, and terrible fake tan

Public transport is one of my favourite places to people watch. Being on a bus, train or plane puts you in close proximity to strangers, with no obligation to talk to them. 712 more words

People Watching

Pro12 semi-final preview: Glasgow v Ulster

With Glasgow unbeaten in 19 matches at home, Ulster face a massive task overcoming their Scottish rivals to reach the Pro12 final.




Toto in Glasgow

Last night went to see Toto at the Concert Hall in Glasgow.  Now while I’ve heard and liked the odd song over the years, they’ve always seemed a little rock-lite for my tastes, but my wife is a fan, and I knew she’d love seeing them live, so off we went. 104 more words