All Right Jack

            ‘How’s you the day, Jack?’             ‘I’m alright. In fact, I couldn’t be better. I’ve got […]

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A Killie Fan’s Christmas Tale

Hearing the whisper of the raindrops on the study’s skylight, Stuart Henshaw swivelled round in his writer’s black leather chair, tilted back, […]

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When the Saints beat the Devils

Five-foot one, flabby bum, Bobby Stokes is on the run! Southampton from Division Two have beaten the odds-on favourites, the best team […]

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Run With Toon

I stumbled out of the taxi in the heart of Chiang Rai city. I had reached my destination, the Nak Nakara Hotel. […]

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Nicaragua-Books Not Bombs

Lucky me. I’d bought a raffle ticket at a meeting held in a draughty old Edinburgh school, on a cold dark night […]

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Elvis Presley in Prestwick

As the noise of the DC-7 engines died, I could hear the high-pitch sound of screaming teenagers outside the aircraft door. I […]

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Black Lives Mattered to David Dale

Stewarton’s most famous son, David Dale was a leading Scottish industrialist, merchant, and philanthropist. An excellent book entitled David Dale, A Life […]

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Steward’s Enquiry

Rod slightly strains his neck as he stares up at the screen in the corner of the bookmakers’ shop.  He doesn’t want […]

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Last Train?

A forsaken copy of the Racing Post brushed against his size 12 black brogue shoes as it made its way along the […]

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Tea Time in Stewarton

My father sat there on ‘his chair’ next to the smouldering fire of ‘coal’ briquettes, his eyes fixed on the Saturday afternoon […]

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