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Are the 3 R’s outdated?

Reading wRiting and aRithmetic. Tidying out some cupboards today I came across something I haven’t used in years. I loved going to the library as a child, queuing up at the returns desk waiting for someone to bring back an … Continue reading

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Meeting Claire Wingfield

I always buy a few raffle tickets at the Scottish Association of Writers annual conference and this year was no different. Usually I end up going home with chocolates or wine under my arm but in March I was lucky … Continue reading

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Sweet Charity

A lovely weekend in Dunfermline brought me to visit the Carnegie Halls to watch Rosyth & District Musical Society perform: Sweet Charity:  Find out more about the musical: Sweet Charity New York dancehall hostess Charity Hope Valentine always follows her … Continue reading

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Guest Post on Blog – Being Anne

Thank you Anne Williams for inviting me to your blog.   

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Ostara: Spring Equinox (Ostara) – March 21st/22nd

This marks the Spring Equinox. Some refer to this as the Pagan “Easter”. It is traditionally the day of equilibrium, neither harsh winter chills nor merciless summer heatwaves. Here in the west of Scotland, no-one told the weatherman about equilibrium … Continue reading

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The Play that goes Wrong

We all love a sneaky peak behind the scenes. Oh yes a good old dose of Voyeurism is always welcome. I caught this play at Glasgow Theatre Royal. Advertised as “Noises Off meets Fawlty Towers in ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ … Continue reading

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Cuttin a Rug

A night at the Glasgow Citizen’s Theatre is always a pleasure.The second play in John Byrne’s Slab Boys trilogy “Cuttin a Rug” was one I hadn’t seen before so I went full of enthusiasm. I wasn’t dissapointed. The cast were … Continue reading

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Glasgow Tattoo 2017

Delighted to have seen the first Glasgow Tattoo at the Hydro. Some said it wouldn’t be as good as the open air one outside of Edinburgh Castle. but hey, some of us like a seat, access to refreshments and toilets … Continue reading

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DirectDevitt Rock the Roccos!

Totally delighted that DirectDevitt won The ROCCO Award for Enterprise in Education at the on Friday. Cathie’s niece Anna Devitt is Director of DD, and has recently launched an SQA Credit Rated Award “Comedy & Confidence” which drew the ROCCOs attention. Considering … Continue reading

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I,Daniel Blake

Nothing beats a night at the movies.I didn’t read any reviews or watch any chat show chats about the film before I went as I like to make up my own mind. Apparently there was lots of interest and discussions … Continue reading

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