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Members of the Glasgow South Community Choir and singer Robin Stapleton.



Picture © Andy Buchanan 2014

12/5/14
 Members of the Glasgow South Community Choir and singer Robin Stapleton.

Pictured left to right  :  Edith Spears, Sharon McCormack, Nan Craig, Margaret Trotter, Robyn Stapleton.  



Picture © Andy Buchanan 2014

12/5/14

The Big Song Relay en route as Glasgow 2014 fast approaches

As the end of the Queen’s Baton Relay and the beginning of Glasgow 2014 is just around the corner, The Wee G takes a look at the musical baton that is sure to be part of this Commonwealth Game’s legacy. BBC Radio Scotland‘s Young Traditional Musician of the Year Robyn Stapleton has […]

by July 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture
World Cup’s Host Cities Series: Rio

World Cup’s Host Cities Series: Rio

The series World Cup’s Host Cities make its final stop at the most famous Brazilian city: Rio de Janeiro. Guest writer, Danielle Amaral, listed 9 reasons to love Rio and dive into the World Cup fever. Danielle Amaral, 33, is a visual merchandiser. The World Cup has finally arrived at our […]

by July 13, 2014 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports, Uncategorized
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’s Host Cities Series: Fortaleza

World Cup’s Host Cities Series: Fortaleza

The Wee G  welcome guest writer Avila Souza as part of the series World Cup’s Host Cities. And this is his take on his hometown Fortaleza. Avila Souza Oliveira, 20, is a journalism student. I’m the son of a retired military father, which implies that during my childhood we had to […]

by July 1, 2014 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports
World Cup 2014: 12 cities representing the best of Brazil.

World Cup 2014: 12 cities representing the best of Brazil.

By Luciano Graca A lot has been said, discussed and polemically questioned about Brazil’s competence to host such an important and high-profile event like the World Cup. Amidst the country’s ongoing disappointment and anger against its government, which resulted in a series of protests, there were concerns that Brazil wouldn’t be […]

by June 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
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
9 unlikely similarities between Brazil and Scotland

9 unlikely similarities between Brazil and Scotland

By Luciano Graca When Lonely Planet’s list of “2014’s most unmissable destinations” came out last October, it placed Brazil at number one and Scotland at number three. With so much happening in both of the countries this year and the World Cup kicking off today, it seems fit to draw a comparison. The Wee G found 9 […]

by June 12, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Album Review: Heather Peace – The Thin Line

Album Review: Heather Peace – The Thin Line

This is an album which is going to be making its way onto many a summer anthem playlist. A mixture of emotive lyrics, exceptional vocals and instrumental genius collides, resulting in the projection of this engrossing album. Covering various aspects of love and life, Heather tugs at the heart strings […]

by June 10, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Music
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
World Cup’s Host Cities Series: Recife

World Cup’s Host Cities Series: Recife

Recife, the “Brazilian Venice”, is the featured city at the World Cup’s Host Cities Series, through the eyes of guest writer Mônica Schweizer. Mônica Schweizer, 51, is a sales manager. Capital of the state of Pernambuco, located in Northeast Brazil, Recife is one of the 12 host cities of the World Cup 2014. Founded on […]

by June 7, 2014 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports