Unchained Media Scotland: Freeing the Unicorn

Unchained Media Scotland Logo

For the purpose of transparency and honestly I am associated with this new project as a blogger but that won’t stop me from trying to be impartial in this piece nonetheless. In fact, I feel my involvement actually makes me a good source for why I feel you should check out Unchained Media Scotland (UMS)… Continue reading Unchained Media Scotland: Freeing the Unicorn

Bravehound: Helping Veterans through hard times

Bravehound Promo Image

So at Off the Record we are always willing to support an underdog, in this case we are supporting an actual dog...or dogs. And the proud former service members and their families who need them. With that in mind today I want to talk about BRAVEHOUND, a charity which supports veterans by providing them with… Continue reading Bravehound: Helping Veterans through hard times

Facebook me a Greggs!

Greggs Gifting Bot (for messenger)

I like food, I like technology and I love anything which will minimise contact with people because of my crippling social anxiety, but if you read my article about the Wetherspoons ‘Order and Pay’ App then you already knew all that. So with that in mind I am super excited that Greggs, the largest bakery chain… Continue reading Facebook me a Greggs!

Humble Bundle is a Bundle of Fun!

Humble Bundle Photo

Christmas is right around the corner, and we all want to get that one last little gift for our friends and family, and ourselves of course. We can’t always afford to do that however, or justify it at least but with services like Humble Bundle it’s that little bit easier to get great items at… Continue reading Humble Bundle is a Bundle of Fun!

Romance on the Number 9 Bus

Irene and John Copland

Who needs the internet to find love? Especially when you have buses! It may not be the most romantic of settings, but it’s still probably better than the dating sites that some of the younger generations use nowadays. It was in 1956 when my Gran, Irene McAdam, first met my Grandpa, John Copland. They were… Continue reading Romance on the Number 9 Bus

An Overview of Modern Witchcraft with Lilian Anderson

Modern Witchcraft

So tell me about yourself? I’m 42 years old, I’ve been practising witchcraft for about 20 years although I’ve always had a bit of an interest, but yeah I’ve been practising consciously for about 20 years. I’m a mature student and I’m training to be a counsellor And now tell me about your experiences with witchcraft? Probably… Continue reading An Overview of Modern Witchcraft with Lilian Anderson

Last Bank In Town: Sweeping RBS Closures in Scotland

RBS Closing Photo

Over the festive period while people were buying last minute gifts or stocking up for Christmas dinner RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland) announced that it would be making further closures throughout Scotland. Locally branches in North Ayrshire, namely Kilbirnie, Saltcoats and Kilwinning are up for the chop. This will hit Ayrshire particularly hard because its… Continue reading Last Bank In Town: Sweeping RBS Closures in Scotland

HBSA – A Call for Volunteers

HBSA Logo

So I’ve had to take some time away from HBSA (Hospital Broadcasting Service Ayrshire) to sort out some personal issues in my own life but I feel like now is as good a time as any to talk about HBSA and maybe even recruit some passionate would be radio presenters to take my place. Okay… Continue reading HBSA – A Call for Volunteers