THE big hit at the Glasgow Imax cinema this week is the Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises, whose opening scenes were filmed in Scotland.
In the queue to go in on Monday, one fan told his pal: "They even filmed some scenes in Glasgow."
"So who's the baddy this time? The Yoker?" he replied.
OUR school stories remind Barrie Crawford of the late George Bradford, former deputy headteacher at Blantyre High School who, in his retiral speech bemoaned the lack of inventiveness among pupils who had arrived late. Says Barrie: "He was fed up with 'I missed the bus!' and 'I slept in!' He said that his favourite came from the pupil who replied, 'Please sir, my grannie lost her glass eye and I had to help her look for it'."
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