HE’S been dubbed the “new Peter Howson” and is set to earn a big Capital following after his work took pride of place in a refurbished cocktail bar.
Irishman Terry Bradley, who has a similar style to official Bosnian civil war artist Howson is a favourite of Amicus Apple boss Garreth Wood, owner of the Glasgow artist’s most famous painting, The Last Supper.
Two specially commissioned paintings worth £14,000 now adorn the walls of the Frederick Street venue.
Cry England for free steaks and Beefy
YOU won’t find many Scots rooting for English sporting success – but everything changes when there is free food on offer . . .
The Lady Nairne Beefeater, in Willowbrae Road, is offering 2000 free steaks up for grabs every time the English cricket team wins a test match throughout The Ashes in honour of the sport’s legend Ian Botham – otherwise known as “Beefy”.
To get involved, join the restaurant’s Facebook page.
Tribute to collies
REGULAR readers will be familiar with Tess and Flash, two Border Collies who were much-loved around the city, and who sadly died in 2011.
Now a memorial Facebook page has been set up by owner Suzanne Fraser at www.facebook.com/pages/Tess-Flash/408363442593453.
Ash of the titans is off
STAYING with The Ashes, it clearly hasn’t inspired many in Livingston, after community police there “regretfully announced” that a rounders game scheduled for tomorrow evening has had to be postponed due to “unforeseen circumstances”.