HBSA – A Call for Volunteers

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

West College Scotland: Minecraft as a Teaching Tool

In a culture that is in the habit of demonising video games and blaming them for the extreme and the dangerous elements of society it's always nice when something just relentlessly good comes from them as well. One such example happened at my very own Alma Mater, West College Scotland where they not only broke … Continue reading West College Scotland: Minecraft as a Teaching Tool

Welcome to the World of Cosplay

Cosplaying has become more and more mainstream over the past ten years or so, I can still remember how just a few years ago it would have been regarded as weird for people to leave the house dressed as their favourite video game character but fortunately those times are passing. Sure, you might still get … Continue reading Welcome to the World of Cosplay

Burns Mall Gaming Event

Today was a busy day for Kilmarnock, there was a gaming event taking place at the Burns Mall from 11am till 3pm where there was music, games and activities aplenty. Right in the middle of the cross in the town centre they’d set up a stage for the various music acts that were set to … Continue reading Burns Mall Gaming Event

Farewell to Tackety Bit

Now I wrote this a while back when the pub actually closed but never got a chance to publish it anywhere so now I'm just putting it up here for posterity. I had the honour of being there for the closing of the Tackety Bit and it was with mixed feelings that I attended the … Continue reading Farewell to Tackety Bit

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Movie Preview

Now I'll admit I wasn't ever mega excited by a new Pirates of the Caribbean movie after all it was a franchise based on a ride and it just felt like a needless cash grab but despite that I was surprised consistently by this movie series.. but hey i'm still waiting for my Splash Mountain … Continue reading Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Movie Preview

Alien: Covenant – Movie Preview

Alien: Covenant is set to be released May 12 in the United Kingdom and May 19 in the United States. The film was directed by Ridley Scott and written by John Login and Dante Harper. It is a direct sequel to the 2012 film Prometheus which is the second instalment in the Alien prequel series … Continue reading Alien: Covenant – Movie Preview

Edinburgh Castle concerts Preview

So coming this July is another round of Edinburgh Castle Concerts, a series of events that having been taking place at the Castle for the last 16 years and has included appearance from the likes of Rod Stewart, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Olly Murs and Leonard Cohen. This year the lineup is equally excitement, … Continue reading Edinburgh Castle concerts Preview

Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics set to open at Kelvingrove Museum

Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics set to open at Kelvingrove Museum Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow is set to host Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics from 1st April to 1st October 2017. Personally I’m looking forward to this event because it's nice to see comic books which are often seen less … Continue reading Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics set to open at Kelvingrove Museum

Fynefest Preview

I hope you're all looking forward to Fynefest this year because it's shaping up to be a great event. It takes place between 2-4 June 2017 and it only costs £60 per person for a weekend full of good fun, good drink and good food. The tickets will be digital so make sure to print … Continue reading Fynefest Preview

Mugstock Preview

Now I haven't had the chance to make it to Mugstock the past year or two but a lot of my friends have went and despite the mud and the rain they only had good things to say about the festival. Mugstock 2017 will be taking place between Friday 28th July and Monday 31st July … Continue reading Mugstock Preview

Atari: Do we have a game changer on our hands?

“our objective is to create something new, that stays true to our heritage, while appealing to both old and new fans of Atari.” After more than 20 years Atari are bringing out a new console, and hopefully not only breathing fresh life into the gaming community with a new potential competitor but also reviving a … Continue reading Atari: Do we have a game changer on our hands?