Scots’ Speak guests this week are the father and son team Damian and Graeme Curley who inherited ‘Willie Curley’ butchers in Halfway, downtown Cambuslang and in this week’s interview they explain the reasons why the family run business, which been trading for a 100 plus years, continues to be successful. Their secret recipes, passed down through the generations, maintains … [Read more...] about Scots’ Speak guests – father and son team Damian and Graeme Curley
Scots’ Speak guest this week is the lovely Kieron O’Neill of Arcadia Music in Biggar. A luther and multi-instrumentalist, Kieron lives and breathes music. When he is not selling or setting up instruments in his ‘Aladdin’s cave’, he can be heard in the local bar singing and playing with his band ‘The Nomads’. … [Read more...] about Kieron O’Neill is the guest on Scot’s Speak on Tuesday 13th November
Scots’ Speak guests this week are two of the lovely ladies from Halfway local library, Nancy and Susan. Lovers of books, they feel a real sense of pride in offering advice about authors but equally important, is their wonderfully warm personal qualities as they extend a hand of friendship to all the users. For anyone who wants to find about their local history, Nancy has a … [Read more...] about Nancy and Susan are the guests on Scots’ Speak on Tuesday 6th November.
Scot’s speak guest this week is the beautiful flautist Katherine MacLeod. Born in Haghill, Katherine’s family are originally from the islands and music is in her blood. Her earliest memories are playing tunes on the piano then singing in East Kilbride Gaelic choir. It is claimed she has the voice and sound of an angel and everyone who has had the pleasure of listening would … [Read more...] about Katherine MacLeod is Janice Ross’s guest on Scots Speak 18:00 on Tuesday 3oth October.
Bob’s show on the 28th is a really special one for three reasons: it’s the 12-month anniversary of the programme (a whole year has gone by!), it’s Bob’s birthday (huzza!), and he has those very special guests HAGGERDASH in the studio to talk about their new CD. Haggerdash have been a prominent feature of Scottish Folk Music for nearly thirty years, performing at many … [Read more...] about Haggerdash are guests on Transatlantic Conversations with Bob Leslie, Sunday 28th October, 2-4 pm
Scots’ Speak guest this week is the wonderful Isabel McCue MBE, founder of Theatre Nemo who uses the Arts to improve the lives of those affected by mental illness, loneliness and isolation. A tireless campaigner, Isabel’s dream is to establish a holistic centre in Glasgow which will offer creative space to use the Arts as well as hosting a network of support agencies which are … [Read more...] about Isabel McCue MBE is Janice Ross’s guest on Scotspeak 18:00 on Tuesday 23rd October.
Scots’ Speak guest this week is Edinburgh raised but Glasgow based, Dr. Marianne McAra, Research Fellow at Glasgow School of Art who lives in the stunning Beresford building on Sauchiehall Street. Marianne began her professional life as a carpenter and stage-designer, and music was always an inspiration. Learning to play the violin at the age of four, she practised through her … [Read more...] about Dr. Marianne McAra is Janice Ross’s guest on Scotspeak 18:00 on Tuesday 16th October.
Scots’ Speak guest at 6:00pm on Tuesday 9th October 2018 is a man of the soil, Thomson Forrest who hails from Dalserf in the Clyde Valley. His father, a keen market gardener grew the famous, sought after but now rarely seen, ‘Scotch tomato’. Leaving school at fifteen, Thomson worked outside on the land for fifty years using his knowledge to grow a hugely successful business at … [Read more...] about Thomson Forrest is Janice Ross’s guest on Scotspeak 18:00 on Tuesday 9th October.