The Diary

  • A PUB quiz in Glasgow the other night where the young quizmaster read out:

  • SCOTS actor and writer Tony Roper recalls in his just published autobiography, I'll No Tell You Again, that despite being a Celtic fan he appeared in a comedy sketch on the show Naked Radio as a Celtic director, when the club had a reputation for parsimony, taking all the empty bottles from the terracing to the local shop to get money back on the empties.

  • SCOTS broadcaster Paul Coia has come up with what he reckons is the best excuse he has received for a tradesman not getting in touch.

  • THE HERALD story abut a rehabilitation clinic in Ayrshire offering meditation reminds reader Bob Jarvie:

  • THE death of Motown singer What Becomes of the Broken Hearted Jimmy Ruffin reminds Glasgow-born broadcaster Paul Coia of once introducing Jimmy on live television.

  • NICOLA Sturgeon is the new First Minister.

  • A READER overhears what sounds like a German couple being shown around the city centre by a local who stepped out into St Vincent Street, even though the German couple had stopped.

  • READER James Miller from Orkney was down in London for Andy Murray's ATP semi-final match against Roger Federer in the O2 arena.

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Ken Smith at Large