My scribblings... (Twitter: @nwScotty)
Saturday, 8 August 2020
Scott's Beano and Warlord, please...
As some here know, I'm a comics fan. I wouldn't call myself a comics buff, or collector, but I really enjoyed comics as a child, and...
Friday, 7 August 2020
Catcher in the Rye - Holden lives again.
I fixed this little book. I thought it deserved a few more years. It was printed in 1967. I've had it since 1997/8-ish. A w...
Thursday, 6 August 2020
Joy Division? I've Earned That Teeshirt...
Someone, somewhere on fb said yesterday, "you know people who wear Joy Division teeshirts have never listened to Joy Division." I ...
Tuesday, 28 July 2020
Scottish Left Forum
Scottish Left Forum is a Facebook group that until late 2019, had in excess of a thousand members. It has lost nearly 200 members in the pas...
Saturday, 11 July 2020
Catcher in the Rye... Redux
I've always liked the book Catcher in the Rye. The first time I read it, I just thought of Holden Caulfield as a whinger, who had just f...
Monday, 6 July 2020
Death of the pub?
I gave up pubs eight years ago along with the drink. I used to love them. I've been in a few, sober, during that time. I feel uncomforta...
Monday, 1 June 2020
Just don't do it. (BFI short film about kids smoking HERE in 1970... I tried my first in 1977). I tried smoking at school, at 11 year...
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