Ken Smith's Diary

  • 20 October 2014

    LOTS of runners braved the blustery, rainy conditions yesterday to take part in the Moira Jones 5k in Queen's Park.

  • 17 October 2014

    YESTERDAY'S Diary had an item about the most inappropriate places where mobile phones have been used.

  • 16 October 2014

    FRANKIE Boyle has added his voice to the row over the composition of the TV debates ahead of next year's general election.

  • 15 October 2014

    TOPICAL tweet from Greg Hemphill:

  • 14 October 2014
  • 13 October 2014

    THE stage version of BBC comedy series Still Game has just finished its phenomenal run at the Glasgow Hydro.

  • 10 October 2014

    CLYDEBANK stand-up Kevin Bridges's autobiography, We Need to Talk About Kevin, is now in the shops, and in it he describes his first ever gig at the Stand comedy club in Glasgow when he was only 17.

  • 8 October 2014

    MONTY Python's John Cleese has his autobiography So Anyway … published this week in which he talks about his first appearance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with fellow Cambridge students.

  • 7 October 2014

    AH the disappointments life can deal you when you're young.

  • 6 October 2014

    CHILDREN'S author Lyn McNicol, who pens the Badger The Mystical Mutt series, was passing a Glasgow pub at the weekend when she heard an elderly woman, popping out for a fag, tell her pal:

  • 2 October 2014

    AS ithers see us.

  • 1 October 2014

    LATEST news from the chalkface where a teacher in Drumchapel claims she was looking down the list of names of her new class of pupils and saw one was listed as "La-a".

  • 30 September 2014

    PERTHSHIRE'S Bruce Fummey won the Scottish Comedian of the Year title at a gig in Glasgow against 11 other contestants.

  • 29 September 2014

    STAND-UP Ross Noble is on a mini tour of Scotland, and was staying in a hotel where a wedding was taking place.

  • 26 September 2014

    WE didn't see much humour from the No side in the referendum.

  • 25 September 2014

    PHEW!