I’m onside with the legendary commentator and sporting voice of reason Archie McPherson, who last week ruminated on our nation’s violent footballing past, in particular the riot between Old Firm fans at the end of the 1980 Scottish Cup Final.
We are no longer at risk of ballroom blitz but still love dancing through the dark: Donald MacLeod on 25 years of The Garage
As anyone who owns an old property will tell you, the upkeep can be demanding, costly and soul-destroying.
Donald MacLeod: Skint Glasgow council risks killing the goose laying golden eggs with new budget inflicting tax after tax
Notwithstanding the usual point-scoring and argy-bargy, once the SNP finally hammered out a deal with the Greens it was a foregone conclusion that the Scottish Government’s budget would be approved.
It was back to school for Donald this week.
Donald MacLeod: The ABC means far, far, more to Glasgow than the art school… If they really want to save something, save it
IT'S by no means a certainty but, as things stand, it doesn’t look good for the ABC, one of Scotland’s best-loved music venues.
IF our current cold snap is making you shiver and the very thought of a no-deal Brexit has left you chilled to the bone, then think yourself lucky – you could be living in America.
THE death last Friday of Scottish drummer to the stars Ted McKenna came as a great personal shock.
Donald MacLeod: Sure, blame the PM for Brexit mess but there is plenty to go around as self-servers on all sides forget who they represent
A WEEK in politics is a long time, but Theresa May must be hoping against hope that she never has to suffer such a humiliating seven days again.
HAPPY New Year! I hope you all had a hoot at Hogmanay and brought the bells in with a clatter.
Donald MacLeod: A hell of a year? No kidding.. 2018 could make the Reverend I. M. Jolly fall off his chair laughing
THE Beast From The East, banks, bowler hats, bigotry, bumbling buffoons, bikes and Brexit, these are just some of the big Bs to have featured in my column in 2018.
Donald MacLeod: These Brexiteering rats are sadly not leaving a sinking ship. They’ll be right there when it finally goes under
PROTESTERS in the Colombian Senate, enraged at the dishonest activities of former conservative president Alvaro Uribe, threw four live rodents on to the floor of the House during a judicial hearing on corruption this week.