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Glasgow: An Inspiration

Glasgow: An Inspiration

People always say that Glasgow has had umpteen social problems but keeps finding ways of getting over its difficulties and transforming itself. Maybe, belonging to the city I’m able to renew myself too, and keep extending out into some new area – Edwin Morgan When I was considering writing this […]

by April 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled Culture, Features, Photos
10 Things You Didn’t Know About T In The Park

10 Things You Didn’t Know About T In The Park

By Euan Leopold 1. All the beer sold at T in the Park is brewed just 36 hours before the festival, brought 44 miles to site from Tennents Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow. More than 3 million pints of lager have been consumed at the festival since 1994. This year Tennents offer […]

by July 10, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Features, Music
World Cup 2014: Battle of the Pundits- The winners and losers so far

World Cup 2014: Battle of the Pundits- The winners and losers so far

By Sam Shedden The first week of the greatest spectacle in world sport (sit down, Olympics!) has thrilled millions of viewers across the globe. We’ve seen world champions Spain demolished by the Dutch, minnows Costa Rica upset Uruguay and – perhaps the strangest of all – England losing their opening game and be praised for […]

by June 18, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features, Uncategorized
Profile: Glasgow based entrepreneur Aladin Ali

Profile: Glasgow based entrepreneur Aladin Ali

Glasgow lady Aladin Ali experienced the excitement and passion of business life as a child growing up within her entrepreneurial family. The 44-year-old is currently building her third successful business and still experiences the passion for ideas and implementation that she first experienced as a child while watching her father progress in […]

by June 9, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features
contemporary dance Lead Matthew Bourne Swan Lake

contemporary dance Lead Matthew Bourne Swan Lake

By Calum McMillan The Kaiser was not a warmonger in the same way that Hitler was, but he did like to play soldiers. – Max Hastings Almost a century after the outbreak of the First World War it is being referred to in documentaries as “playing soldiers”. The BBC recently […]

by June 3, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features, Photos
Giving it 100: Change Your Life In 100 Days

Giving it 100: Change Your Life In 100 Days

Giveit100 is one the latest internet phenomena to hit social media, and surprisingly this time it’s a beneficial one. To join in, you make a profile, choose a goal and start uploading videos. Users simply record a short ten second daily video and that’s it, no messing about with titles […]

by May 8, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features
NY2SY- A Solo North Atlantic Row from New York to Stornoway

NY2SY- A Solo North Atlantic Row from New York to Stornoway

By Gillian Furmage After four years of planning, Niall Macdonald is preparing to row 3400 miles from New York to Stornoway, a trip expected to take around 3 months, or 100 days, to raise money for the Scottish Association for Mental Health. The Challenge In his bespoke rowing boat, Macdonald faces […]

by May 8, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features
Busk Club Album Launch Showcases Glasgow’s Musical Talent

Busk Club Album Launch Showcases Glasgow’s Musical Talent

The Wee G was lucky enough to be invited to the début event from The Busk Club, here’s what Sam Shedden and Andrew Revill thought of the show.

by April 17, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Features, Music
No Weighting Around for these Women

No Weighting Around for these Women

For years women have been told how they should look and what to do to achieve this image of unrealistic stereotypical feminine beauty for all to admire. From torturous corsets dating back centuries to celebrity exercise videos, electronic gadgets, slimming pills, fasting diets and celebrity hypnotherapists promising to make you […]

by April 12, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features, Sports
An Ode to Argyle: Growing up Green in Glasgow

An Ode to Argyle: Growing up Green in Glasgow

Growing up in the West of Scotland, an area dominated by two of the most famous football teams in the UK, many children dreamed of being the next Henrik Larsson or Brian Laudrup. My dream was somewhat different. Although I admired these world class footballers essentially playing in my back garden, I looked south to the “Theatre […]

by April 9, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features