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If I Were To Run A Zoo

by Darius Budrys   As Joe Exotic succumbs to coronavirus, we pay tribute with the Lithuanian entry in the Reckless Eurovision Song Contest: If I were to run a zoo I wouldn’t leave out the…

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Canedolia

  Canedolia (An Off-Concrete Scotch Fantasia) by Edwin Morgan music – Tommy Mackay oa! hoy! awe! ba! mey! who saw? rhu saw rum. garve saw smoo. nigg saw tain. lairg saw lagg. rigg saw eigg….


Coppers Got a Brand New GrabBag

  As emergency laws come into practice, a reminder of the last time Police Scotland reassured the public by issuing this statement. Carry on: “September is preparedness month. Emergencies can happen at any time and…


This Is The Time

by Zvezdana Žitnik   This is the time This is the time This is the time This is the time It’s ten past nine Ten past nine Ten past nine And five seconds Six Seven…


Bucky Bottle Game

  As production of Buckfast halts due to coronavirus, we revisit an old They Might Be Gannets number: I lost the Bucky bottle game Which means I have to be Heading to the off licence…



Simon Armitage

  Simon Armitage Won’t you please give me some poetry In your usual lovely way Oh Simon Armitage I insist That you give me some of that written poetry Simon Armitage Simon Armitage won’t you…


Eurovision On Speed

The Reckless Eurovision Song Contest is still on.  If you don’t have the time to listen to all 42 entries, here they are condensed into one adrenalin packed video. What’s your favourite?   Check out all…


Existence

  Every morning my alarm goes off at the back of six and I think What the fuck is this? Every morning I join the bus queue, look out for the bus and think What…


Lockdown

  Lockdown, lockdown If you’re losing the game And shifting the blame Don’t start crying You could still push ahead Or maybe instead You could be dying Playing a blinder There’s a sidewinder Behind you…