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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
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
Review: Brand New @ Barrowlands

Review: Brand New @ Barrowlands

Making a mark during emo and post hardcore’s golden era of the early 00s, Brand Newremained a staple on this generation’s iPod. While groups like The Movielife and Finchdissolved, and rival band Taking Back Sunday peaked after their second album, Brand New continued to produce quality records. Although fourth album, Daisy, was not as well received […]

by April 23, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Music
BBC Art Screen: From Glasgow to Broadway

BBC Art Screen: From Glasgow to Broadway

Last weekend, I went along to the Glasgow Film Theatre to take in two documentaries that were being shown as part of the BBC’s brand new arts documentary festival, Art Screen. The two events I attended could not have been more different. On Saturday, I watched ‘Our Glasgow’, a journey […]

by April 15, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Film, Theatre
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
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
Rocks Reaction: Grieve Has Focus On BBL Trophy Prize

Rocks Reaction: Grieve Has Focus On BBL Trophy Prize

Glasgow Rocks’ guard Dale Grieve is convinced that his side has what is takes to upset the odds this weekend and give their inconsistent season a silver lining. Rocks face off against Worchester Wolves on Sunday night in the British Basketball League Trophy final at the Emirates Arena, as they hunt down their first major honour […]

by March 25, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
The City Centre Sound: Busking in Glasgow

The City Centre Sound: Busking in Glasgow

Glasgow is an inspirational city with an eclectic music scene that stretches across the whole spectrum from pop and classical to jazz and rock. The grass roots of Glasgow’s music scene can be experienced on any trip into the city centre. Whether we are scurrying past them on our way to work […]

by March 25, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Features, Music
Spirited Comeback Not Enough As Clan Denied In Shootout

Spirited Comeback Not Enough As Clan Denied In Shootout

By Stewart Ross Braehead Clan lost out to Fife Flyers in a dramatic shoot-out on Saturday night at Braehead Arena, despite an inspired third period fightback. Flyers held a three nil advantage approaching the end of the second period before a Lee Esders goal just before the end of the twenty minutes, and a goal rush […]

by March 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports
Art Screen: New Documentary Film Festival Coming to Glasgow

Art Screen: New Documentary Film Festival Coming to Glasgow

The BBC last week released details for Art Screen– a new festival celebrating art documentary films. The event which will run during Glasgow International, the city’s biennial festival of contemporary art, will take place from 10 to 13 April and will use the Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT) and the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) as venues. […]

by March 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled General