A late-night conversation with an old friend in a remote windswept house

So, here we are, my first blog for nearly six months. Any excuse? Not really. Not only that but my headline is stolen – it’s all in a good cause, though. On 1 November Kathie Touin (that is Mrs Brown) released a new album of her wonderful songs, Facing The Falling Sky. And it isContinue reading “A late-night conversation with an old friend in a remote windswept house”

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Brief impressions of a trip to Glasgow

In late April I made my first proper visit to Glasgow for many years. When I say proper I do not mean previous visits were improper, they were just very short. I paid a brief visit with my parents as a teenager, and two brief day trips for work when I was at the BBC.Continue reading “Brief impressions of a trip to Glasgow”

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Brakes off, we’re speeding into 2013 and there’s no stopping…

Well, here we are, a week or so into a New Year. What will it bring for us all? For Kathie and me it started on a positive note – we went to one of the most enjoyable New Year’s Eve events we’ve ever attended. As we are in Scotland I should properly call itContinue reading “Brakes off, we’re speeding into 2013 and there’s no stopping…”

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