What’s in a name?

The name of this blog has been known to upset and offend – particularly those who have never heard of Trainspotting or Irvine Welsh.

Undoubtedly it’s shite being Scottish is a provocative name for a blog, but it has to be understood in context. It has only ever been my intention to amuse, entertain and encourage, never deliberately to upset or offend.

So if you feel your hackles rising, please do not jump to conclusions or rush to judgement. Read about the blog here and about why it is called it’s shite being Scottish here.

Otherwise, jump in anywhere and enjoy!


The establishment, the cradle and the grave.

This site does not get very many visitors, but there are enough for me to believe that the effort of writing is worthwhile. Continue reading “The establishment, the cradle and the grave.”