Ken Smith's Diary

  • 16 September 2014

    FRESHERS' Week for students just now and we fear they might not be as hedonistic as in the past.

  • 15 September 2014

    THE theatrical Sir Donald Sinden who died on Thursday, had a rich voice which was difficult to describe.

  • 12 September 2014

    A CHAP in Glasgow yesterday was asked by a visiting journalist if Scots were concerned about businesses pulling out if there was a Yes vote.

  • 11 September 2014

    WE asked for your starting university stories and David Stubley in Prestwick recalls:

  • 10 September 2014

    WE asked for your starting yoonie stories, and all we got back from one former student was blasphemy.

  • 9 September 2014

    SAYS reader Eric Macdonald:

  • 8 September 2014

    GOSH, it's all getting a bit exciting in the referendum campaign.

  • 5 September 2014

    CLYDEBANK stand-up Kevin Bridges has written his autobiography, which comes out next month.

  • 4 September 2014

    GLASGOW'S posh Craigholme School for girls was in the news for one of its former pupils joining the jihad in Syria.

  • 3 September 2014

    GOOD to see Glasgow-based clothing range Abandon Ship win retailer of the year at the Scottish Fashion Awards.

  • 2 September 2014

    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.

  • 1 September 2014
  • 29 August 2014

    THOUGHT for the day.

  • 28 August 2014

    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.

  • 27 August 2014

    BUDGET supermarket chain Aldi is to sell ostrich steaks from next month.

  • 26 August 2014

    SPOTTED online - someone who says he has decided to auction all his John Lennon memorabilia on eBay.