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Other People’s Bookshelves #82 – Robert Davies

Hello and welcome back to the series Other People’s Bookshelves. If you haven’t seen them before these are a series where a guest takes over the blog and feeds into the book lust we all feel by sharing their shelves. 1,850 more words

Other People's Bookshelves

The Beauty beneath Brexit's Bedwetting? Give me strength!

Sam White

I’ve just read Irvine Welsh’s Guardian article, The Beauty beneath Brexit’s Bedwetting, and I genuinely can’t figure out if he’s naively sharing some not-quite-right, bigotry-addled awakenings, or if he’s the most arrogant man in the world. 646 more words

Nigel Farage

Happy News for Trainspotters.

Ooh happy news this morning. Taking a break from politics and Olympics (frustrating coverage over here by NBC, it’s mostly highlights of the USA team, and I can’t quite justify paying the subscription charges to obsessively watch a month of sports whilst allowing every other area of my life to wilt in on itself like a teenager’s self-esteem), I meandered through the internet, checking out news stories. 593 more words

Daily Life



Here for their second Fringe outing, their 300th performance to be totally precise, are the very aptly nameD In Your Face Theatre company with their hands on, fast paced and no holds barred –what is a hold anyway?- adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting. 365 more words

Fringe 2016

It's a curly one, isn't it?

Tuesday, 30 April 1996  8:50am

Oh God,

This time it’s for real Sis.  I have to decide on a career.  I’m going to be twenty-fucking-four in a few months, and I’m still bumbling along in this job I stumbled into.   966 more words

Letters To S

Clydesider’s Cuppa with Irvine Welsh, Issue 1, Summer Edition.

I liked Charlie Sherry’s interview with Irvine Welsh, and I talked about it with him on my mobile. I’m not a great man for phones.  Boy can Charlie talk. 659 more words

“She had always acted as if her shite didnae smell”

Irvine Welsh “Marabou Stork Nightmares”