Katy Lironi – A Life In Music part 4 –

PART 4 – SIGN ON THE LINE - (THE TRAVELLING WILDERNESS YEARS)College would go on to consist of some lectures, discovering pints of snakebite, Fizzbombs band rehearsals in very dingy, damp rehearsal rooms in Edinburgh, weekly gigs, recording a 7” single, gracing the centre pages of the NME and making a video with Douglas Hart …

FRETS / t-shirts available now

FRETS t-shirts Thanks to everyone who has supported FRETS concerts over a very difficult 2020. It's been a tough year for everyone, so here's hoping 2021 is going to be good one. We are selling FRETS t-shirts, they are available at the link below and come in the following sizes, obvs they make the perfect …

Frank McGillivray – On Hurlford Road – Part 4 – Acting

Frets Words is pleased to showcase the poetry of Frank McGillivray, we will publish the series of poems collectively titled ON HURLFORD ROAD. Frank is a local Avondale poet and we're delighted to be able to promote talent on Frets Words. PART FOUR ACTING I was the Wee Cooper O’ FifeMy mother adapted my father’sOld …

Frank McGillivray – On Hurlford Road – part 3 – Half Filled Bottle

Frets Words is pleased to showcase the poetry of Frank McGillivray, we will publish the series of poems collectively titled ON HURLFORD ROAD. Frank is a local Avondale poet and we're delighted to be able to promote talent on Frets Words. PART THREE HALF FILLED BOTTLE A girl brought in a letterFrom Robert Burns to …

Frank McGillivray – On Hurlford Road – part 2 – Pond

Frets Words is pleased to showcase the poetry of Frank McGillivray, we will publish the series of poems collectively titled ON HURLFORD ROAD. Frank is a local Avondale poet and we're delighted to be able to promote talent on Frets Words. PART TWO POND Squeeze through the fenceAt the factory, and the fenceAt the railway …

Frank McGillivray – On Hurlford Road – part 1 – Sketch

Frets Words is pleased to showcase the poetry of Frank McGillivray. Over the coming week, we will publish the series of poems collectively titled ON HURLFORD ROAD. Frank is a local Avondale poet and we're delighted to be able to promote talent from the shire on Frets Words.The poems speak for themselves, please read and …

A Life In Music part 3 – by Katy Lironi / Upside Down

Part 3College YearsI left home reluctantly; a dungaree wearing, immature 18 year old who didn’t fit at school and had no idea what it was I was looking for. I’d come through the New Romantic years with a passing interest in Blacmange, Bananarama and Heaven 17, but still felt that something was missing. I hadn’t …

FRETS WORDS – Update,.. Zoom, fancy it?

Who knows how long we will be living with restrictions...the nights are dark and the time feels right for exploring creativity online. While we can't meet up at frets creative in Strathaven, there's no reason why we can't meet up on Zoom and see what happens.....it won't be the same but I'm willing to give it …