The Disco King by Helen Johnston

The Disco King I keep The Disco King in a suitcase under my bed. No-one knows he’s there but me. Packed in plastic, silent and shrunk. I go to work, travel home, unnoticed. Under the radar, innocuous and small. Whole days can pass, without words. Faded, jaded, of little interest to anyone. But come the …

FRETS CONCERTS – for information about concerts go to www.fretsconcerts.com

Please go to http://www.fretsconcerts.com for information about forthcoming FRETS concerts at the Strathaven Hotel by Altered Images, JJ Gilmour, James Grant, Roddy Woomble. Submit your email address to our mailing list for exclusive information about forthcoming concerts, which we’ll be announcing soon.

ALTERED IMAGES – 21st Jan 2022

Hi, all the best for 2022 from everyone at FRETS Concerts. I was speaking to Clare Grogan earlier, and she is looking forward to Altered Images appearing at FRETS on Fri 21st Jan in the Strathaven Hotel. The Scottish Government statement regarding their updated position on Covid highlighted they will make a further statement on …

Frets Guitar Lessons – new spaces available starting 17th Jan 2022

Frets Guitar Lessons has new openings for guitar lessons from Monday 17th January at their bespoke Frets Creative premises in Barn Street Mews in the centre of Strathaven. The professional standards at Frets Guitar Lessons are resulting in high demand, therefore further spaces are opening up for guitar lessons, which are run in conjunction with …

FRETS CONCERTS – 2022 announcements

We have some big announcements regarding new FRETS concerts at the Strathaven Hotel for 2022. For further information/ticket details, join our FRETS CONCERTS mailing list at http://www.fretsconcerts.com for news about concerts by Altered Images, James Grant, Bernard Butler, Norman Blake, Monica Queen, JJ Gilmour, King Creosote, Roddy Woomble and others we’ll be announcing soon.

HIPSWAY – ticket availability for this weekend (Fri 26th/Sat 27th)

FRETS CONCERTS – Information for our forthcoming concerts at the Strathaven Hotel – Hipsway, Altered Images, James Grant, JJ Gilmour, King Creosote, Roddy Woomble – will be sent out to our mailing list. If you are interested in attending, please join the mailing list at http://www.fretsconcerts.com Some people have been in touch to sell their …

MARS BONDING #3

By Scott Hammond Mars is the second smallest planet in our solar system, with two tiny moons calledPhobos and Deimos. This is a short poem inspired by the connection between the planetand its moons. Small, smaller, smallest stillThe three of us togetherApart, yet connectedDrawn together like the embrace of parental loveYour mass holds us togetherFear …