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BBC Art Screen: Film ‘Rio’ opens festival with a barrage of Brazilian rhythm

BBC Art Screen: Film ‘Rio’ opens festival with a barrage of Brazilian rhythm

On Thursday night the BBC’s film festival Art Screen officially launched at the Glasgow Film Theatre. The occasion was marked by the premiere of director Julien Temple’sdocumentary ‘Rio 50º Carry On Carioca.’ The film took the audience on a colourful and musical tour of the eponymous Brazilian city as it gears up to host […]

by April 12, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Film, News
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

Braehead Clan: Season Review



by April 8, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Exclusive Interview: Johann Lamont, Scottish Labour Leader.

Exclusive Interview: Johann Lamont, Scottish Labour Leader.

Johann Lamont, leader of the Labour party in Scotland, sits down with The Wee G‘s Deputy Editor, Bobby Rae, to talk about life in politics; the Commonwealth Games and Scottish Independence. Follow Bobby on Twitter: @bobyrae

by April 8, 2014 Comments are Disabled General
Exclusive Interview: Johann Lamont, Scottish Labour Leader.

Exclusive Interview: Johann Lamont, Scottish Labour Leader.

Johann Lamont, leader of the Labour party in Scotland, sits down with The Wee G‘s Deputy Editor, Bobby Rae, to talk about life in politics; the Commonwealth Games and Scottish Independence. Follow Bobby on Twitter: @bobyrae

by April 8, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features, Interview, News
Clan Tame Defending Champions Panthers To Make Playoff Final Four

Clan Tame Defending Champions Panthers To Make Playoff Final Four

EIHL Quarter Final Play Off Second Leg Game  Braehead Clan 5   Nottingham Panthers 1  Clan win 9 – 1 on Aggregate  Braehead Clan brushed Nottingham Panthers aside in emphatic fashion on Saturday night to make it to the Playoff Finals weekend for the first time in the clubs history. Clan followed up their […]

by March 31, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
The Post-Sochi Curling Boom

The Post-Sochi Curling Boom

The Winter Olympics in Sochi in February captured the public’s imagination with over 600 hours of live sport being shown live on the BBC. One of the sports that achieved the most attention in the UK was Curling, with both the British men’s and women’s teams achieving medals. Two weeks ago The Wee […]

by March 30, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Could there be Wheelchair Tennis Singles at Wimbledon in 2016?

Could there be Wheelchair Tennis Singles at Wimbledon in 2016?

Men’s Wheelchair Singles world number three Gordon Reid has told The Wee G of his cautious optimism that the Wimbledon championships may play host to a Wheelchair Singles Championships before the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Speaking as part of a feature interview with The Wee G, the Glasgow based British Number […]

by March 30, 2014 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports
Gordon Reid: UK’s #1 wheelchair tennis player makes Scotland proud.

Gordon Reid: UK’s #1 wheelchair tennis player makes Scotland proud.

Gordon Reid is the world’s number three and British number one wheelchair tennis player. On the way to one of his training sessions at Scotstoun Leisure Centre, I checked his Twitter account so I could do some last-minute preparation for our interview. A tweet posted at 6am that day, (accompanying a selfie where he looked […]

by March 30, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features, Sports