Under The Counter

rubber bands
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A billion rubber bands…

Known as Ceefax in his youth (because he was full of useless information), the old boy has a...

Wheelie Bins
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Burning bins to get high? It’s wheelie time to stop arson about…

UTC had to check it wasn’t April already when he received a press release from waste removal specialists...

Kensitas Club coupons
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Who remembers Kensitas Coupons?

Not much moves UTC to tears, being the emotionally stunted old codger he is, but an email that...

Pink Lady gin
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How’d you like them apples?

As an old skool west coaster, UTC has a natural empathy with the underdog trying to make it...

Greetings cards
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Spice up your Valentine’s range

It will surprise absolutely no-one that Valentine’s Day is far from the highlight of Mrs UTC’s year. If...

'Happy Holidays Chris' chocolate bar
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When personalisation goes wrong…

Apparently not having been a good enough boy last year to make it onto Mondelez’s Christmas list, UTC...

KY Jelly
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KY rubs the auld yin up the wrong way

Marketers have got a lot to answer for, if you ask UTC. Who else would have come up...

Twitter conversation
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It’s crying time again…

While we’re on the subject of Hamilton Accies, the auld boy was befuddled recently by a conversation his...

Hamilton Accies gin
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Hamilton Accies Gin – by way of Dundee

Avid readers of this page will know by now that, for his many sins, UTC is an enthusiastic...

Moniave local businesses' advent calendar
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Hats off to the good folks of Moniaive

It’s not every day that the life-weary Auld Yin sees something that lifts his spirits but he had...