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Poem in Your Pocket Day - April 30, 2015

Today is Poem in Your Pocket Day where everyone is encouraged to read and share poetry. What will your poem be? I think I’ll have something by… 12 more words


NEWS: Cumbernauld Theatre Announces Scotland Short Play Award Winners

Cumbernauld Theatre is delighted to announce the four winners of the inaugural Scotland Short Play Award, a professional play writing award designed to explore and encourage the potential of the short play format. 287 more words


How Scottish Theatre Predicted The Referendum

By Alan Bissett

Gratifyingly, it’s now commonplace to talk about how the arts enlivened the independence debate. In his book Disunited Kingdom the journalist Iain Macwhirter describes the huge success of the artists’ group, … 2,304 more words


Time for some good news!

I always seem to be having a moan about submissions-constipation and other niggly stuff on here but I thought I ought to share some of the Big Positives for a change. 560 more words


A New Lyrical Ballads: Bristol Festival of Ideas

On Friday I went to the New Lyrical Ballads event in Bristol, part of Bristol Festival of Ideas,  and listened to 23 poets read their specially commissioned poems for a new version of Wordsworth’s and Coleridge’s 1798 collection.  560 more words


Wee Moosie

Recently I went on a Food Hygiene course and the instructor showed us this … not nice, is it? I asked if it was a computer mock-up but apparently not. 242 more words