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Loft55 – The Journey so far!

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Loft55 is a clothing line started by my old friend Ali Back.Thing is, it’s not just a clothing line. In fact it’s about as far from ‘just a clothing line’ as it gets. There’s a message which is underpinned by some stellar ethics. It’s about bringing people together in our physical communities. Born out of […]

Music

LOFT55 – Keeping it Street

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You know that way it feels when the planets align at exactly the right time to make great opportunities known to you? Well, this picks up from my last post very aptly. It confirms my thoughts on music, following conversations with an old colleague and good friend who has recently taken the bull by the […]

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The Power of Music

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In my last post, I wrote about how we can all reap the benefits of taking a bit of time to get some perspective and gain clarity on the important things in life. I thought it might be worthwhile to go into a bit more detail on some of those important things and immediately thought […]

Music

Fatherson Play Hometown Secret Gig

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When two students at Kilmarnock Academy told their Head of Music / Deputy Head Darren Ramsay that they’d really like to put on a gig in the school as an enterprise activity, Mr Ramsay was more than happy to help the pupils out. So, with the help of their teacher, the two passionate music lovers […]

Music

The Rising Souls – Electric Circus 21 Feb 15

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After years of gigging, last night was, embarrassingly, my first ever visit to Edinburgh’s Electric Circus. Excuses, I have none, albeit perhaps that my musical junkets in Scotland have predominantly been in Glasgow, save a smattering of Edinburgh gigs over the last few years. Electric Circus is a quirky little place, the low slung ceiling […]