Classic Rock Albums: Back in Black

On 25th July 1980 AC/DC brought out their seventh studio album Back in Black.  This was their first album since the tragic death of singer Bon Scott who was replaced by former Geordie singer, Brian Johnson.  There was a lot of pressure on the band.  The death of Bon Scott when the band had reached … Continue reading Classic Rock Albums: Back in Black

Thanks for your help … now F**k Off!

That may not be the exact language used by Tory Home Secretary Priti Patel but that’s clearly the intention from the UK Tory Government. In the same way that the Tories shafted NHS staff over the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, they’ve now turned their viciousness onto social care staff. In announcing their new immigration rules the … Continue reading Thanks for your help … now F**k Off!

Border Warfare

Scotland (along with Wales and Northern Ireland) is making headway in eliminating Coronavirus (Covid-19) with some experts predicting that this virus could be all but eliminated by the end of the summer.  However, this doesn’t mean it’s gone completely or won’t come back but it means that with a careful track and trace approach to … Continue reading Border Warfare

When life imitates art … the video that killed the radio star…

While searching for the classic album of the week a couple of weeks ago I realised that back in July 5th, 1984 American singer/ songwriter Billy Squier released his fourth album – ‘Signs of Life’.  When this album was released Billy Squier was at the peak of his career opening for bands like Whitesnake and … Continue reading When life imitates art … the video that killed the radio star…

Tory MSP wants to keep public in dark over Coronavirus

Tory MSP Murdo Fraser wants the BBC to stop broadcasting the daily coronavirus briefings from the Scottish Government.  He claims that it’s 'a 30-minute party political broadcast by the SNP, with no opportunity for a response by any other party or contrary views expressed'. Let’s start with the obvious. These are not party-political broadcasts by … Continue reading Tory MSP wants to keep public in dark over Coronavirus