Ken Smith's Diary

  • 28 November 2014
  • 27 November 2014

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

  • 26 November 2014

    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.

  • 25 November 2014

    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.

  • 24 November 2014

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

  • 21 November 2014

    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.

  • 20 November 2014

    NICOLA Sturgeon is the new First Minister.

  • 18 November 2014

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

  • 17 November 2014

    APOCRYPHAL stories - we love them.

  • 14 November 2014

    SO what's been happening in Glasgow's pubs?

  • 13 November 2014

    EVERYONE was interested in space yesterday, following the landing on the comet.

  • 12 November 2014

    YOUNG Scottish comedian Daniel Sloss is appearing at Glasgow's Garage nightclub later this month.

  • 11 November 2014

    HO hum.

  • 10 November 2014

    IT was a day for solemn reflection yesterday.

  • 7 November 2014

    THE NHS in Scotland gets a mention in the just published autobiography of comedian Paul Merton, of Have I Got News For You fame.

  • 6 November 2014

    A BIT of a stooshie last night over plans to burn an effigy of Alex Salmond with Nessie beside him at Lewes in Sussex on Bonfire Night.