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Jack Vettriano, worms and the launch of Jordan’s book that contained no words…

Back in 2004 Spindrift questioned why Jack Vettriano didn't merit his paintings hanging in the National Gallery of Scotland, and had his own ideas why they weren't gracing the walls of the gallery. He then moved on and wondered why gangs of builders wearing hard hats were watering the ground in Inverness. Finishing this fourth… Continue reading Jack Vettriano, worms and the launch of Jordan’s book that contained no words…

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Grand Theft Train!

They like to do things differently in Eastern Europe, there, when they carry out a train robbery they do it properly... they steal the train! Not content with that, they come back for for the rails! Just one of the things Spindrift tells us about in Spindrift 3. He also asks if theres should be… Continue reading Grand Theft Train!

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Trains, bottled water and horse racing fraud.

In the second edition of Spindrift's 2004 audio blog, you were told about thieves who were stealing place-name signs from the village of Lost, in Scotland. Astonishingly, in the third edition, Spindrift tells about the Ukrainian thieves who had much grander targets when it came to stealing other peoples property. The question is; how on… Continue reading Trains, bottled water and horse racing fraud.

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Snotters, mussels and stinky internet (Circa 2004)

Another audio blast from the past as Spindrift looks at the cost of building a new town of 10,000 houses in Scotland at the time of the opening of the Scottish Parliament, before moving on to pastures new. A waitress's disgust at the meal he has just eaten, declaring, to a bemused Spindrift, "I wouldn't… Continue reading Snotters, mussels and stinky internet (Circa 2004)

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Spindrift.

Spindrift: the spray blown from the top of waves by high winds. Spindrift, the spray blown from the tops of waves during stormy weather. Reporters have always struck me, because of the personal spin they put on news , or rumours, as spraying spindrift, not caring about the consequences of their words. So, in 2004… Continue reading Spindrift.