Archibald reflects on his experience at World Round-Up Freestyle skateboarding Championship and the opportunities that have followed

Scotland’s only representative, at the World Round-Up Freestyle Championship in Cloverdale, Canada back in May reflects on his experience and the opportunities that have followed. Reece Archibald finished 9th in the Round-Up. Japanese skateboarding prodigy Isamu Yamamoto who is only 14 years old won the title. The competition was filled with the world’s most talented…

Albion Rovers get first home win of the campaign over league leaders

Albion Rovers recorded an impressive first home win over a disappointing Raith Rovers watched by a crowd of 616. In the week that Sky Atlantic declared their support for the Coatbridge side which caused an internet storm. Brian Kerr’s side got the first chance of the game when Sean Higgins got his head on the…

Macduff skateboarder competing at World Round Up Freestyle Championship Canada

A Macduff skateboarder is Scotland’s only representative, in this year’s World Round Up Freestyle Championship in Cloverdale, Canada from the 19th to the 20th of May. Reece Archibald is up for the challenge and discusses how he got into freestyle skateboarding. He will compete against over 50 top skaters from Brazil, Japan, Spain, Sweden and…

Lego Creator commissioned to build small Glasgow University

A model maker is being commissioned to build a small replica of Glasgow University cloisters out of Lego for a graduation present. Denis Donoghue known on social media as Bricking It Glasgow has built a variety of the city’s buildings from Barrowland to the iconic Duke of Wellington statue. Lego is everlasting with it continuing…

Australian animals rights activist James Aspey coming to Scotland

BY SEAN MCANGUS A Scottish Animal rights activist is delighted that well known Australia activist James Aspey is in Scotland this week to spread more awareness about cruelty towards animals. Lynn Jolly has gained support from James in her fundraising campaign to raise £200,000 to open a vegan animal sanctuary in the West of Scotland….

4 shows that I watch to relax from writing

Writers need to have time out to rest from the creative process. I have four shows that I thoroughly enjoy watching to zone out from working. Many of them I believe you would like to watch them too. So, what you will find below are not my four favourite shows ; rather, they are the…

New Year 2017: New Chapter

The New Year is always a time for personal reflection and renewal. Your aim for every year should be to make it better than the previous one and reach for the stars for your goals. Christmas and New Year were ace as I got to spend time with family and friends up North. Plenty of…

Home Sweet Home

Today I arrived home to Macduff for the Christmas holidays which I’m  over the moon with, as I will be reunited with my family and pals. I thoroughly enjoy living in Glasgow and college. However, you can’t beat going back to where you were brought up as children. When I was heading towards Queens Street…