Monthly Archives: May 2012

Fitba players eh? Bloody hell.

Possibly the finest legal news story of the year so far. “‘Out of breath’ footballer Garry O’Connor caught by police after 300m dash” The story itself begins in classic style “Footballer Garry O’Connor wrongly spelled a false name to police … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

EXCLUSIVE: Is there thunder outside? live-blog

18:11 The sky is silent. A group of women walk past wondering if the horror of the thunder is over. They walk slowly, almost too carefully. A child chases a rolling hula hoop. The atmosphere betrays the fears  of all … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A note for journalists and Neil Doncaster

Neil Doncaster, the head honcho at the SPL, keeps telling anyone who listens that a company voluntary arrangement is the same thing as a newco. This is nonsense – but he persists with these remarks unchallenged. Anyway, we’ll keep this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Gambaccini reign of terror continues as police close in. Pop stars advised to stay indoors

Instant pop obituarist, Paul Gambaccini, is still being sought by police following the latest untimely death to befall the world of pop music. A police spokesman said, “A member of the public called us last night at around quarter to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Police call for public to be vigilant as hunt for Gambaccini intensifies

Paul Gambaccini, veteran disc jockey and instant pop obituarist, is this morning being sought by police as they investigate the death of disco queen Donna Summer. A police spokesman said, “As with all recent deaths of people involved in the making … Continue reading

Posted in satire | 2 Comments

Some quick thoughts on The Blue Knights, Rangers, and newcos

Like most people whenever I decide I won’t buy something I like to hold a press conference telling the world what I would have done if I had bought it, and why what I would have done is so much better than anything that anyone … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Local election fever

Making my way to the door was a chore this morning, as I worked my way through an enormous pile of no eve of poll leaflets delivered during the twilight hours. It’s been like this throughout the campaign – my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Comments