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Staffrador

Readers have periodically asked how the dug is doing. Sally the Staffordshire Bull Terrier/Labrador cross we adopted a couple of years ago, is doing just fine. Great family pet, sociable with humans and other dogs and 90% obedient.

Here she is recently (stick also pictured)

Sally the Staffrador

Maryhill Tram

Another of Jamie’s excellent photos. This tram which seems to be somewhere near St Georges Cross Glasgow in the 1950s, has the curious notice ‘Normal School’ on the front. Anyone know what this relates to?

Palindromes

Weird Al Yankovitch’s Dylanesque take on them:

Thanks Claret and Amber.

The Lomond List and Spotify

It seems that some readers don’t have Spotify. The bad news is that it isn’t available in the USA and Canada. For the rest of you, if you don’t have Soptify then click here to download for Windows XP or Windows 7.

To explain, you’ll have access to millions of tracks for free, but on the free version there’s adverts and you’re limited to listening to a track only 5 times. The premium version, which gives you a limitless, ad free experience, and can be synced to provide your favourite music offline to your iPhone, iPod touch or android.

That costs £9.99 a month.

Bargain of the year I’d say.

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