A new start

A new start

How fab does my new site look? I liked my old site but it was a bit…serious. I don’t think people who knew me would be look at it and say, “That’s so Nettie!” I wanted something light and fun and colourful, something that reflected me and what I write about. I...
Messages, Weegie Style

Messages, Weegie Style

It’s funny the memories that stay with you. All the small insignificant episodes and experiences that stick to you from childhood like well chewed spitballs on the classroom ceiling. They’re there, you can see them but there’s no way of getting up...
See Ma Resolutions?

See Ma Resolutions?

This is written for the same narrator as See Ma Man? I hope you enjoy it. See Ma Resolutions? See me? See New Year’s resolutions? Ah hate them, so ah dae. Every year ah say ah’m no gonnae dae them ony mair, but as sure as a murder oan Eastenders Christmas edition, ah...
V is for Variety

V is for Variety

The Glasgow Empire Theatre is renowned as being the place where comedians went to die. In common with many cities, music hall and then variety were popular pastimes for working people. After a week of hard toil, if a Glaswegian paid a few shillings he’d expect to be...
I is for Insults

I is for Insults

No body does an insult like a Weegie. and to prove my point, try using the examples below next time you want to cut someone down a peg or two. WARNING: the following contains sweary words. Away n bile yer heid.  Go and boil your head. Ya big balloon.  You large,...
G is for Gangs and Ginger

G is for Gangs and Ginger

Glasgow. Gangs. The two go together like Morcambe & Wise, Torville & Dean, Brady & Hindly… As I mentioned a couple of days ago, I am from the greater area of Easterhouse. My wee scheme had 4 streets in it. Four streets and three gangs, the two biggest...
Random by Craig Robertson

Random by Craig Robertson

[tweetmeme source=”nettiewriter” http://www.URL.com] We have a legal system so that the courts can take responsibility for meting out justice, taking decisions regarding punishment away from those who have been offended against and making that justice...
Windaes Twa Thoosan’ For Weegies

Windaes Twa Thoosan’ For Weegies

[tweetmeme source=”nettiewriter” http://www.URL.com] I’ll be away my holidays soon but I thought I’d leave you with a laugh before I go. I didn’t devise this, but it has made me laugh more times than I can mention and I hope you like it...

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