My Top 40 Songs of 2012

Every year I make a playlist of the top 40 songs that I added to my iTunes in the last year, just as a way to end the year with the soundtrack to it. Quick rules of it are that, no the song doesn’t have to be released in 2012, and it’s based partly on plays, star rating and when I added it to my library. Anyway, here is my Top 40 of 2012: 40.  Ellie Goulding – “Lights” (2010) 39.  Marina & the Diamonds — Read more →

Scottish Football’s Problem: 3 Years On

Stumbling through the internet, looking for traces of myself out of sheer boredom, I came across this dusty, old blog that I began 3 years ago.  It, until now, has had one, solitary post – a reactionary piece about the plight of Scottish Football.  I thought it would be interesting to critique my opinions of 3 years ago, and whether or not the beautiful game of fitba’ is still in such a malaise. The short answer is, yes.  However, there are many caveats to this — Read more →

Gaelic Broadcasting

Download PDF Any language needs to be used in a variety of ways to maintain its relevance, and Gaelic is no exception.  With modern advances in technology over the last few hundred years, and the advent of radio and television broadcasting, the Gaelic language and culture has been given the chance to reach thousands of people across the world. This essay shall look at the history of broadcasting through the medium of Gaelic in a chronological order, and more in depth at the progression of — Read more →