Enjoy the craic!
It’s McSerial day on McStorytellers, so it must be time for Episode Four of Jack MacRoary’s Guide to the General Election, in which oor Jack grows so fed up with all those bad-tempered, shouty Leaders’ Debates on TV that he resorts to watching what the telly was invented for – sport, of course!
Enjoy the craic!
Here’s a wee treat on a dreich Monday morning. In a world inhabited by bottles and jars instead of people, come and meet Carlos and the Crab Blades, a delightful children’s story from the pen of Saltcoats-born caricaturist and writer Brian Morrison, who makes a welcome return to McStorytellers.
It’s Wednesday. It’s McSerial Day on McStorytellers. So it’s time for the next instalment of Jack MacRoary’s Guide to the General Election.
Jack’s had another busy week. He’s written a book report. He’s watched the UK Leaders’ Debate on the telly. And he’s witnessed an actual Easter resurrection.
Read all about it in Episode Three.
Cliques. Every community has them. Invariably, they think they’re better than everyone else. And often their actions can be hurtful. Here, from the pen of Brendan Gisby, is the tale of one such incident. Dux occurred more than fifty years ago, but it’s still fresh in his mind today.
People-watching when you’re relaxing on the flight home after a hectic day. You cannae beat it! Try it now. Take a ride On the Shuttle with Glaswegian writer Ronnie Smith.
And enjoy the drama!
He’s back! Yes, young Jack MacRoary, the Bard of DrumTumshie, returns today with the first two episodes of his brand new McSerial, Jack MacRoary’s Guide to the General Election.
Jack’s had a busy time of it. He’s seen his mum on telly at the SNP Conference. And he’s watched both Prime Minister’s Questions and First Minister’s Questions. Find out what our budding political commentator thinks of all these events.
Brendan Gisby is McStoryteller-in-Residence. He's the author of four novels, three biographies and several short story collections.