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Result just in……


In recent weeks I may have given the impression that I was fed up with football. Remarks such as “I’m scunnert wi’ this”, “Shite isn’t the word for it” and “F**K this for a game of soldiers” may have given readers the idea that all was not well in my relationship with the beautiful game.

Of course nothing could be further from the truth, football is wonderful and I’m just off to find out when the next game is……



Fragrant breach

Many years ago I had a friend who did DJ work and hosted karaoke nights. He was ideally suited for the work as he was great with the patter.

By day he was a collector for Provident or a similar finance company in some of the less select parts of Glasgow and Paisley.

He often told me of some of the bizarre things that happened on his rounds. One particular description of a client’s house has stayed with me even though I haven’t seen John for more than 20 years.

“Man you should have seen this place – it was that boggin’ you had to wipe your feet on the way out! Just as well the carpet was absorbent or I’d have needed a wet suit to get to the living room…………..and the smell? Phew!…… They kept a pig in the corner as an air freshener!”

I recalled the story yesterday and it still made me chuckle.

The Weekend Waits – Private Listening Party

New album called Bad as Me due on 25th October apparently.

More info here

Skid Row

Yes that’s ‘row’ as in rhymes with ‘now’

This is Scotland.

All human life is here.