Top 10: Simpsons Episodes

The Simpsons is a long running American animated sitcom, created by Matt Groening (creator of the Life in Hell comic strip, Futurama and disenchanted). Prior to airing on Fox, it was preceded by The Simpsons shorts, a series of animated segments featuring the titular family, which aired on The Tracey Ullman show from April 19th … Continue reading Top 10: Simpsons Episodes

Product Review: Mikado vs Hello Panda

Mikado or as it is known in the non European market Pocky (named for Pokkin or ポッキン which is a Japanese onomatopoeic word for the noise when they are bitten) is a product of Ezaki Glico Co, Ltd. A Japanese food manufacturer based in Osaka. If you're interested, Mikado, Pocky's name in the western market … Continue reading Product Review: Mikado vs Hello Panda

Product Review: M&M’s

So most if not all of you will be familiar with M&M's, but if you're not then they are small, multi-coloured candies, similar in size and shape to skittles. M&M's are made by Mars Incorporated, an American manufacturer of a variety of products including confectionery such as Galaxy, Hubba Bubba, Mars, Milky Way, Skittles and … Continue reading Product Review: M&M’s

Product Review: Koka Noodles

So I want to say before I start that Koka Noodles by and large are among the best Noodle brands out there. Now a little bit about them and the company that makes them. Koka are a brand of instant noodles, available both as packets or cup noodles. They are manufactured by Tat Hui Pte. … Continue reading Product Review: Koka Noodles

Newmilns Food Festival 2019

Newmilns Food Festival is an annual festival in Newmilns established back in 2016 by the Newmilns Regeneration Association. It is returning again for a fourth year, with plans for it to be bigger and better than ever before. At the Newmilns Food Festival, there will be nearly 100 quality food and drink stalls and vendors … Continue reading Newmilns Food Festival 2019

Top 10: Game Grumps moments

So this is part of an ongoing series of Top 10’s that make it way too clear that I’m a huge fan of Game Grumps. Anyway the previous top 10 lists, which you can check out here, here, here and here dealt with episodes and extended playthroughs throughout Game Grumps approximately 7 year history. This … Continue reading Top 10: Game Grumps moments

Hamster Event – A Tiny Ball of Fun

So I’m making more of an effort to cover news events, but because I have no oversight I get to have a little fun with what I talk about, that means rather than the mundane and ordinary, I get to cover things like the event I’m going to talk about today. On Saturday 10th August … Continue reading Hamster Event – A Tiny Ball of Fun

Top 10: SNL Sketches

Saturday Night Live or SNL is a long running American Live television sketch/variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. SNL has been running since October 11th 1975, has 44 seasons and approximately 871 episodes, and has been host to dozens of famous and influential comedians and actors including Mike Myers, Chris … Continue reading Top 10: SNL Sketches

Top 10: HAWP Episodes

Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'? or HAWP for short is an YouTube based comedy series created by sibling, the titular Ashly Burch, and Anthony Burch. It also stars David Burch aka Papa Burch, the patriarch of the Burch clan and Anthony’s ex-wife Leigh Davis who originally starred as an extra, with her role increasing until her … Continue reading Top 10: HAWP Episodes

Retail Store Review: Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland

So some people see charity shops as a bit of a mixed blessing, you can get all sorts of bargain deals on a variety of items but also more and more the high street is being dominated by charity shops because they can get discounts on the rent for the space they occupy, and thus … Continue reading Retail Store Review: Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland

Top 10: Star Trek – Enterprise Episodes

Star Trek: Enterprise or simply Enterprise is an American sci-fi series created by Rick Berman and Brannon Braga, and is based on the works of Gene Roddenberry. It is a prequel to the Star Trek franchise which started with Star Trek: The Original Series (which aired on NBC from September 8th 1966 to June 3rd … Continue reading Top 10: Star Trek – Enterprise Episodes

Top 10: Star Trek – Voyager Episodes

Star Trek: Voyager is an American sci-fi series created by Rick Berman, Michael Piller and Jeri Taylor, and is based on the works of Gene Roddenberry. It is a continuation of the Star Trek franchise which started with Star Trek: The Original Series (which aired on NBC from September 8th 1966 to June 3rd 1969). … Continue reading Top 10: Star Trek – Voyager Episodes

Top 10: Star Trek – Deep Space Nine Episodes

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine or DS9 is an American sci-fi series created by Rick Berman and Michael Piller, and is based on the works of Gene Roddenberry. It is a continuation of the Star Trek franchise which started with Star Trek: The Original Series (which aired on NBC from September 8th 1966 to June … Continue reading Top 10: Star Trek – Deep Space Nine Episodes

Top 10: Star Trek – Next Generation Episodes

Star Trek: The Next Generation or TNG is an American sci-fi series created by Gene Roddenberry, and a continuation of the Star Trek franchise which started with Star Trek: The Original Series (which aired on NBC from September 8th 1966 to June 3rd 1969). TNG originally aired from September 28th 1987 to May 23rd 1994 … Continue reading Top 10: Star Trek – Next Generation Episodes

Branching Out Community Initiative

The Branching Out Community Initiative or BOCI are a community led group focused on improving the local area. BOCI currently holds the lease for the former Knockinlaw Garden and are working with the Central Scotland Green Network to turn it, now known as the Central garden, into a nice, thriving  community garden. BOCI aren't just … Continue reading Branching Out Community Initiative