” I am very much of the first generation where video games of any sort weren’t just a novelty making beeps and bloopslike the 1970s Atari machines and where it was a possibility for machines to be inherited or borrowed from siblings. “
“In a strange way, the constraints of lockdown have encouraged us to think innovatively about education and public engagement” Professor Frank Rennie, Lews Castle UHI
“This man wrote what I consider to be my anthem ‘Oh Well’ ……”
From July to September 2020, Glasgow-based social enterprise 12 Guitars will be giving away 12 guitars to 12 individuals or organisations in Scotland and beyond.
“Blues/Rock is one of my favourite forms of music, and I had been wondering what was going to happen with the Orkney Blues Festival – due to groove the nation – in September. “
“I like C.D.’s. I never got on too well with vinyl – I’m someone who can’t polish shoes without getting polish on everything”
“I was struggling again – nearly going under.”
On the 28th of June 1846 perhaps the most sexy sounding of musical instruments, the saxophone, was patented by Adolphe Sax.
“This song started running around my head the day after Prine died, as I was doing laundry. It stayed with me through the dryer cycle, and I moved from my head to a notebook about ten minutes later.”
“I started doing the shows during Covid lockdown to entertain people and I am keeping that up. Just one or two songs, or book or poetry reading.”