Product Review: Irn Bru Energy vs Coca Cola Energy

Before I do the actual taste tests and tell you what I think, a quick bit about each company/product: Irn Bru, often called Scotland’s other national drink (after Whisky for which Scotland is famous for producing) is a product of A.G. Barr more commonly known as Barr's, and is one of their most popular products, … Continue reading Product Review: Irn Bru Energy vs Coca Cola Energy

Owl Magic – The Ayrshire Owl and Raptor Centre

I’ve been aware of Owl Magic for several years now, and I’ve always thought they were awesome, so I thought it was about time I wrote a little piece to let people know a little more about them. As you can probably guess from the name, they deal with birds, more specifically Owls and Raptors, … Continue reading Owl Magic – The Ayrshire Owl and Raptor Centre

K-Fest 2019

K-Fest for those not in the know is an annual outdoor music festival in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire. It's now in its third year and it just keeps getting better. It will be featuring the cream of the crop in terms of local and home grown talent with acts such as headliners: Elephant Sessions and support … Continue reading K-Fest 2019

Interview with Mel Rowlands (AnimeLeague)

First off tell me about yourself, and the core team at AnimeLeague? My name is Mel. I’m part of the organising team and my main job I Stage Management, so this ranges from getting guests (voice actors, cosplay guests etc), timetabling, running the stages and I run the social media pages. I also help with … Continue reading Interview with Mel Rowlands (AnimeLeague)

Unchained Media Scotland: Freeing the Unicorn

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

Interview with Marceli Guziewicz (DeeCon Vice President)

So first off tell me about yourself, and the core team involved in putting DeeCon together? We are a group of 3rd year Animation Students at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee. The DeeCon Committee is made up of people from our year who have chosen to undertake this event, … Continue reading Interview with Marceli Guziewicz (DeeCon Vice President)

Bravehound: Helping Veterans through hard times

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

Interview with Abner Jackson III (AJ3Report)

First off, tell me about yourself? I’m from Sanford, Florida and a proud graduate of the University of Central Florida.  I moved to Atlanta, Georgia area seven years ago. I like travelling, eating at different restaurants, going to Broadway plays, attending sporting and media events. Of course, I like writing and thank you so much … Continue reading Interview with Abner Jackson III (AJ3Report)

Interview with Tanisha Mackin (Tanisha Mackin Publishing)

How many manuscripts do you accept each month on average? On an average, I receive 5. Do any of the accepted manuscripts not move on to publishing? Knock on wood, every manuscript or client that I have accepted book has been published. What kind of genres etc are hot in the industry at large right … Continue reading Interview with Tanisha Mackin (Tanisha Mackin Publishing)

Interview with Nicola Caldwell (WG13)

First off, tell me about yourself? And the rest of the core team at WG13? My name is Nicola Caldwell, I am employed by the CVO East Ayrshire as Senior Job Coach with in their Social Enterprise café WG13. CVO East Ayrshire developed the WG13 project as an avenue into employment for those with additional … Continue reading Interview with Nicola Caldwell (WG13)

Interview with Gary Copeland (Pixels Cafe)

First off, tell me about yourselves? I’m Gary Copeland and my Partner is Kieran Morrell. We’ve been best mates for about 6 years now and are both lovers of board games, video games and nerd culture in general. I spent years in Retail working away in places like Gamestation (RIP) and GAME and early last … Continue reading Interview with Gary Copeland (Pixels Cafe)

Top 10’s: Game Grumps (Jon Era) Extended Playthroughs

*This list was updated on 08/07/2019 and now includes new entries which made it onto my personal Top 10 list. This list is part of an ongoing series that details my Top 10 Game Grumps playthroughs, this one focuses on the best extended playthroughs (i.e where they’ve played the game for more than 1 episode) … Continue reading Top 10’s: Game Grumps (Jon Era) Extended Playthroughs

Top 10’s: Game Grumps (Danny Era) Extended Playthroughs

*This list was updated on 08/07/2019 and now includes new entries which made it onto my personal Top 10 list. This list is part of an ongoing series that details my Top 10 Game Grumps playthroughs, this one focuses on the best extended playthroughs (i.e where they've played the game for more than 1 episode) … Continue reading Top 10’s: Game Grumps (Danny Era) Extended Playthroughs

Top 10’s: Game Grumps (Danny Era) One Offs

*This list was updated on 08/07/2019 and now includes new entries which made it onto my personal Top 10 list. This list is part of an ongoing series that details my Top 10 Game Grumps playthroughs, this one focuses on the best Game Grumps one offs (i.e games which they only played once) during the … Continue reading Top 10’s: Game Grumps (Danny Era) One Offs