WE were talking to meat supplier John Sword who swears to us that a Glasgow butcher shop was broken into one Friday night with almost all of the stock taken.
THOUGHT for the day.
OUR ostrich item yesterday caught the eye of Andy Cameron, who emails to say that while he was in South Africa he took a wee notion to try ostrich, and decided to order it in a fancy restaurant in Cape Town.
BUDGET supermarket chain Aldi is to sell ostrich steaks from next month.
SPOTTED online - someone who says he has decided to auction all his John Lennon memorabilia on eBay.
GLASGOW-BORN actor Peter Capaldi is getting good reviews for his new role as Dr Who.
A CHAP from Glasgow, now living in the rural south of England, tells us he applied for planning permission with his local council to have a bothy built on his land.
THE mothballed Byre Theatre in St Andrews has been saved by the university, which will take it over.
SAD to hear of the death of former Scottish Education Minister Sam Galbraith who, as a former neurosurgeon, was one of the brightest politicians in Scotland.
ALL the talk among Glasgow politicians is whether there is a "Games legacy" after the Commonwealth Games.
OUR tales of film star Lauren Bacall's visits to Scotland remind former STV reporter Bob Cuddihy of Lauren appearing on a Paul Coia show in Edinburgh alongside Lanarkshire singing duo Fran and Anna, who were determined to have their picture taken afterwards with the screen legend.
BACK to school for many youngsters in Glasgow yesterday.
SO we're looking at a website discussing Glasgow, where someone has posted a worrying comment.
LOVELY island, Arran.
POLICE Scotland have appealed for information on their Facebook page after the model of Clyde, the Commonwealth Games mascot, went missing from Glasgow's Paisley Road West.