We all know Irvine Welsh’s classic novel, play and film Trainspotting was set in Leith in Edinburgh, but for Danny Boyle’s film adaptation of the mid- nineties, a couple of pivotal scenes were shot in the Maryhill area of Glasgow. One infamous shot of the pub where wee ned psychopath Begbie (Robert Carlyle) casually tossesContinue reading “TRAINSPOTTING AND GLASGOW”

Some Graffiti in Glasgow

There’s always something inspiring about good graffiti. I like the anonymity and the transience, because it can be painted over at any time. This one was found in Cowcaddens subway in the autumn of last year, and I really like it. It’s somehow not unlike an Expressionist figure, like one of Munch’s willowy women. IContinue reading “Some Graffiti in Glasgow”

Lost In Music: Kaputt- Gone West

Glasgow chaos merchants Kaputt are back! The post-everything band return with a typically energetic slice of skronk to make life substantially better. If this doesn’t get your pulse racing, I can’t help you. Find more on Kaputt at Upset The Rhythm and Bandcamp