Tag Archives: Edinburgh

Judy Street refused UK entry, but hoping to return later this year

I don’t tend to do breaking news on the writewyattuk blog, but on the morning of Friday, May 16, it was announced that Judy Street – the subject of a feature and interview on this site last Saturday (May 10) … Continue reading

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A Northern Soul icon, after all these years – the Judy Street interview

It’s rather bizarre to think that an artist that recorded just two songs in the late 1960s passed into the rich history of soul music. Yet that’s the case for Judy Street. OK, so Judy’s story is about so much … Continue reading

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Destination Venus, via Edinburgh, with The Rezillos’ Eugene Reynolds

New wave legends The Rezillos are back on tour, prompting writewyattuk to speak to co-founder Eugene Reynolds about 38 years of music, motorbikes and madness. I was too young to catch The Rezillos live the first time around, but my … Continue reading

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Inspector Rebus’ 25-year rocky odyssey

In which writewyattuk runs the rule over Standing in Another Man’s Grave, the latest bestseller from acclaimed Scottish crime writer Ian Rankin. There was a lot of expectation about Ian Rankin’s latest Rebus novel, with plenty of pre-publicity thanks to … Continue reading

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Sharing In Another Man’s Glory

WHAT an end of year it’s been for Ian Rankin, the best-selling crime novelist securing a No.1 slot in the last hardback chart of the year, taking top spot from a certain JK Rowling. His chart success shows the value … Continue reading

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