This Week in the Gloaming 2010 #47
Each Sunday we present some of the best new photos of Scotland in the gloaming, the magical time before sunrise or after sunset. This week featuring images of the Skye Bridge, Loch Leven, Perthshire and Loch Lomond.
November 21, 2010
Vic Galloway – Legend
BBC Introducing in Scotland is going to be undergoing changes in the new year. It was announced a while ago that Ally McCrae from Detour will be taking over from Vic Galloway, who had been doing the job for something like ten years. BBC Radio 1 is aimed at a yoof market, and I suppose […]
November 20, 2010
You Have Been Watching…Complicity
For all his reasonable and affable public persona, the author Iain Banks is an angry man. At least he can be. Most of his mainstream novels have sections where this anger appears on the page and Banks lets rip at numerous targets through his characters. This anger can cover religion (The Crow Road and Whit), […]
November 19, 2010
State of the SPL – Part Two
Last week I reviewed the state of the bottom half of the SPL – this week, let’s look up top. Dundee United “Dundee United will do well to retain third place,” I had boldly asserted back in August, and for once I appear to have been talking sense. As a Rangers fan, Tannadice was a […]
November 18, 2010
Watch Scotland v Faroe Islands Live with Expat Surfer
Scotland will play the Faroe Islands later today in a friendly match at Pittodrie. The game will be streaming live on Sky Player to viewers in the UK, but if you live abroad and connect using Expat Surfer, you won’t need to search out dodgy internet sites to see the match.
November 16, 2010
Scotland on Tour with Vic Galloway: Idlewild in USA – CANCELLED
We prepared this article a few days ago but news has now reached us that Idlewild’s long awaited return to the US has been cancelled as Rod Jones has broken his collarbone. However, I thought we should still give a nod to one of Scotland’s best bands and hope they’ll be back in America soon.
November 15, 2010
This Week in the Gloaming 2010 #46
Each Sunday we present some of the best new photos of Scotland in the gloaming, the magical time before sunrise or after sunset. This week featuring images of the Forth Rail Bridge, Dunbar, Rona lighthouse and Gairloch.
November 14, 2010
The Scottish Enlightenment – ‘St. Thomas’ Reviewed
This, boys and girls, is every bit as awesome as I expected. Get in! Whenever you start listening to an album of which have serious expectations there is always the likelihood that it will disappoint. This one, I was careful not to over-anticipate for just that reason.
November 13, 2010
You Have Been Watching… Urban Ghost Story
Good Evening. Scotland doesn’t have a great tradition in horror movies, which is odd considering the wealth of Scottish Gothic and supernatural writing which provides potential material. There are a few exceptions such as The Bodysnatchers, Dog Soldiers, The Wicker Man etc, but there should be many more.
November 12, 2010