Thursday, July 05, 2007

Back in Glasgow, and the west end is...

...leafy beyond belief, at least to someone living in the (mainly) treeless Zetlandics.

Great to see the BBC's Alan Johnston back among us...far be it from me to betray my own obsession with hair and the loss of it, but it was fascinating how concerned he was about getting a haircut. That William Hague post-karate/Trainspotting look is everywhere for men of a certain age...

Meanwhile, I was totally charmed by that Cherie Blair documentary. Hey Tony! Missing you already!

Posted this on Nippy Sweeties last night by accident. Since then, sad news about George Melly's death

He refused treatment for lung cancer, apparently, so he could continue singing. Now that, my friends, is rock'n'roll. Or jazz. Brilliant writer, art connoisseur, drinker and musician. They don't make 'em like that anymore.

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