Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Samson Sisters and Joan Eardley

Here’s a link to the piece I wrote for the Daily Record. Only getting round to posting it now. http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/slums-songs-two-sisters-made-3489325 When I went along to interview the performers taking part in Scottish Opera’s community opera, I was astonished and delighted … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Leave a comment

Jolly Zoopa – Anna Ryder Richardson selling Glasgow home

  In spite of her impossibly delicate frame, interior designer Anna Ryder Richardson (Changing Rooms, House Invaders) has always been a force of nature but when she married Glaswegian restaurateur Colin MacDougall, their combined energy was strong enough to power … Continue reading

Posted in Glasgow Property | Leave a comment

Alison’s aim is true as Edinburgh’s cool wee gallery takes the fifth

          Alison strikes a pose It’s five years since a 31-year old artist took a leap of faith and decided to open a gallery on Edinburgh’s Broughton Street, just when the country was in the grip … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Leave a comment

For Helmsdale’s Sake

  After almost a week of working with and watching author Laura Marney in action as Helmsdale’s Writer in  Residence, I’m even more convinced that guest curating the writing strand of Timespan’s Serendipitous North project is my dream job. Laura’s … Continue reading

Posted in Books & Reading, Helmsdale, Sutherland | Leave a comment