Monthly Archives: January 2016

MAGGI GIBSON AT LWG: 25th January 2016

Maggi Gibson began writing whilst attending classes run by the WEA. She started with poetry, then short stories. In 2007 she received a bursary for Children’s Writing. Her most well-known books are in the “Seriously Sassy” series, published by Puffin. … Continue reading

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FRED FREEMAN’S TALK ABOUT HAMISH HENDERSON

Rarely has a speaker had a more appreciative audience than those privileged on 18th January to hear Dr Fred Freeman’s insightful and musical tribute to the Scots folklorist, Hamish Henderson. Currently professor of Scottish Music at the Royal Conservatoire of … Continue reading

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SHORT STORY ADJUDICATION: 11th January 2016

Alison reminded us about submissions for The Anthology and Jack set a mini-competition to attract ideas for its cover. Jen said with conviction that there were ten wonderful entries. There was none of that “Oh for the love of God!” … Continue reading

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ADJUDICATION OF THE ARTICLE COMPETITION

LWG members were in cheerful mood for the first meeting of 2016. Drew Cochrane congratulated those who had risen to the challenge of writing 500 words comparing Largs with Blackpool, Bearsden – or anywhere else for that matter. There were … Continue reading

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Got the January blues?

Head to Poems and Pints at The Waterside. Second Tuesday of the month, 7-9pm, share poems, and pints, in cosy surroundings.

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