Poet Magi Gibson chats to Pat: Magi Gibson is a poet, writer and creative writing tutor. Originally from Kilsyth, now living in Glasgow’s West End.
Magi has had so many accolades and accomplishments that it would be impossible for me to list even a small portion of them here. She was the first Makar of the City of Stirling (for 500 years) and has held three Scottish Arts Council Creative Writing Fellowships and one Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellowship with the University of Paisley.
Magi was Writer in Residence with the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow and Reader in Residence with Glasgow Women’s Library from 2012 - 2015.
Her work has won many prizes and is well loved by fellow writers and former students.
Magi's latest poetry collection, Washing Hugh MacDiarmid’s Socks is out now from Luath Press.
Chris Forbes, star of BBC's Scot Squad and one of Scotlands most in demand comedians chats with Jim
Pat Chats to David Robertson, Director of Four Acres Charitable Trust.
Hypnotherapist Marie Blackie Ferguson chats to Pat about the power of the mind.
Stephen Bull - musician, songwriter and producer chats to Jim
Emily Cutts Chair of the Children’s Wood (a project in Glasgow’s West End) chats to Pat about her book ‘The Dear Wild Space: green spaces, community and campaigning’
Film director Niall McCann and musician Adrian Crowley talk to Pat about the film The Science of Ghosts
Karl Geary chats to Pat Byrne. Karl is an Irish born actor and writer, now living in Glasgow after having spent many years in New York.
Terry Neason, singer songwriter, actor, stage performer and business coach chats to Pat
Denise Noone - freelance photographer Denise chats with Pat.
Ruby McCann chats to Pat Byrne. Ruby is a Glasgow poet, writer, playwright, and creative writing tutor. She’s won numerous awards had her work featured in many publications.
Eileen Reid, writer with the Scottish Review.
What's Pat been up to: Christmas Shopping, cutting edge Gothic style, St Louis in Partick, Christmas movies, The Primevals fundraising gig and Pat's birthday treats.
What's Pat been up to? Paisley Makar Brian Whittingham, Glasgow Cabbie Stef Shaw, Christmas Market St Enoch, Decorating, Pantos and Christmas Shows
Brian Whittingham - poet, writer and playwright chats to Pat about his writing and his transition from steelworker to writer. Brian is the first ever Tannahill Weaver, Makar of Paisley.
What's Pat been up to: Pizza at one of the world's best, Eileen Reid interview, Vinnicome Street Christmas Market and Wee Guide to Porridge
What's Pat been up to: Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Nancy Smillie turns 30, Glasgow University Own Wool and Glasgow's Forgetting Women
May Miles Thomas - Scottish film director and screenwriter. The Glasgow born multi award winner speaks to Pat.
What Pat's been up to: Day of the Imprisoned Writer, Glasgow Vintage Co, Big Feed Govan, Night at the Museum, Websters Theatre and much more
What Pat's been up to: Film Festivals galore, Creative Conversations, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Websters Theatre, Carlton Jug Band and the Open day at Centre for advanced textiles
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