Meetup information — date settled

The votes are in, and 27 August won by one vote! (I know it looks like it won by two votes, but one person had to change their plan after they’d already voted.) I would actually have preferred the 25th and I was sorely tempted to ignore the vote, but we wouldn’t want another Scottish […]

Time for another bloggers’ meetup?

Over at Scottish Roundup, Will’s latest roundup was titled ‘The Blogosphere BBQ‘. It got a few people licking their lips. On Twitter, @milkmiruku said: “how bout an RL BBQ at some point? maybe even with debates or suchlike?” Then in the comments, Yousuf and Steve chipped in, which led me to wonder if it’s time […]

Adam and Joe: the best programme on radio?

I’ve had a busy week. I’ve not blogged here for a week so I’ll ease into this. No heavy politics stuff. Here goes. Do you listen to the Adam and Joe radio show on BBC 6 Music? If not, you should. Why? Well, this programme has single-handedly made me do two things I would probably […]

Keane depress to the point of violence

Clairwil brings us a Scottish news special. Don’t get too excited now! She brings us this story. The opening and final paragraphs are surely the greatest in news history. Clairwil also has this fine line: “Perhaps the A&R man who signed Keane could get a transfer to WMD International and regain some fucking dignity.”