Dreams on Hold by Victoria Sullivan

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland Facebook Page by clicking here. On this, a very significant day Allow your heart to be light A force that has stopped the world in its tracks Has taken your dreams out of sight In sweeping the … Continue reading Dreams on Hold by Victoria Sullivan

The Quiet by Victoria Sullivan

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland Facebook Page by clicking here. Do we have to return from The Quiet? Do we have to return to the noise? The bustle, the rush, the loudness of life Where everyone raises their voice? Do we have … Continue reading The Quiet by Victoria Sullivan

Impermanence by David McGowran

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland Facebook Page by clicking here. The river wends its watery way through the path of least resistance, It knows there is only one way doon the force of gravity dictates this It cuts a channel oot tae … Continue reading Impermanence by David McGowran

Minefield by David McGowran

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland Facebook Page by clicking here.  I prayed for rain from the cold and grey, To wash the sins of the streets away To cleanse the slabs and rinse the tar, So I can get out without the … Continue reading Minefield by David McGowran

5G by David McGowran

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland Facebook Page by clicking here. What are the chances it's fae a 5G tower? 1 ower 4 tae the 24th power UHF radio, WIFI and Bluetooth, Plenty of stories but what is the truth? In a previous … Continue reading 5G by David McGowran

Top Book/Series Recommendations! by Book Crazy

Juniper Unraveling Series by Keri Lake This is an adult dystopian/post-apocalyptic series that I devoured! I wasn't sure what to expect when I started reading, but I was completely blown away and this series is now one of my top favourites. I loved everything about the series from the characters to the plot line to … Continue reading Top Book/Series Recommendations! by Book Crazy

Spittin by David McGowran

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland YouTube channel by clicking here. How can I feel safe when you're spitting in my street, How can I feel hope without money picked from trees How can I feel conscious without a connection to world, How … Continue reading Spittin by David McGowran

Third Degree Burns by Lorna Wallace

If Burns had been alive today I often wunner whit he’d say; Wid he be unco proud tae ca’ Himsel’ a Scot Or would he see a land Where decency’s forgot? Wid he be proud o’ Scotland noo Tae witness things that some folk do: Runnin’ ither buddies doon Wi herts so cold, Condemning folk … Continue reading Third Degree Burns by Lorna Wallace

#StayHomeStaySafe by David McGowran

You can check out a video of the author reading this poem over on the Unchained Media Scotland YouTube channel by clicking here. Noo the tigers in the Bronx Zoo are coughin up the Covid, It's a jar of deadly worms and they've realised there's no lid Bo Jo's on the bellows and Betty's on … Continue reading #StayHomeStaySafe by David McGowran

An Ode Tae Tinder by Lorna Wallace

Hiy you. Aye, you! Are you alone? Do you sit waitin’ by the phone? Huv aw yir dreams eh birds an’ bees Burnt tae a cinder? Well whit yi dain, ya styoopit boy, Yi heard eh Tinder? It’s lik sunshine fur the soul, If settlin’ doon’s no quite yir goal, An’ aw yi huv ti … Continue reading An Ode Tae Tinder by Lorna Wallace

Single Review: Emi V – Walking Away

Emi V is a 16-year-old multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter from Ayrshire Scotland, who has been described, quite rightly I think, as “Ayrshire's brightest up and coming talent”. Having gigged successfully across Scotland for a couple of years now, she recently (exactly two months ago) dropped her debut single ‘Open Your Eyes' to much critical acclaim, and … Continue reading Single Review: Emi V – Walking Away

TV Review: Cops and Monsters (Season 2)

Cops and Monsters is an award winning web-series based in Scotland, it is a crowdfunded project which follows PITS (Paranormal Investigation Team Scotland) and later S.P.I.D.E.R.S (SuPernatural IDentification Executive Regiment Scotland) as they attempt to manage the monster communities in Scotland, and we primarily see and deal with vampires, werewolves and zombies on the show. … Continue reading TV Review: Cops and Monsters (Season 2)

EP Review: Sianar – Cause and Effect

Sianar are a Scottish six piece Pop/Rock group made up of James McKay on Lead Vocals, Kristian Clezy on Lead Guitar & Vocals, Duncan McGregor on Guitar & Vocals, Gavin Mills on Guitar & Vocals, Gavin Hynes on Bass Guitar & Vocals and Martin Wardlaw on Drums and Vocals. Today I’ll be reviewing their latest … Continue reading EP Review: Sianar – Cause and Effect

Movie Review: Cleek (2017)

The first thing that really struck me about the film was the incredible cinematography, the opening shots are amazing, the drone shots in particular are really impressive but not drawn out, I have noticed a trend in some indie movies where to pad the run time they will fill it full of long shots, and … Continue reading Movie Review: Cleek (2017)

TV Review: Demonologist for Hire (Season 2)

Demonologist for Hire is an award winning Scottish supernatural comedy web series which follows the wacky escapades of ‘The Demonologist’, in a world where creatures like ghosts and werewolves aren’t just a verified fact, they are normal. I had a chance a while back to interview the creator of the show (who also plays the … Continue reading TV Review: Demonologist for Hire (Season 2)