Under The Counter

truffle crisps
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A truffle excessive

As regular readers will know, despite the auld boy’s fondness for a Gregg’s sausage roll and a Scotch...

Petrol station with fighter jet adjacent
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Is that a JET forecourt?

Despite appearances, UTC is very much a man on top of the biggest trends in local retailing, so...

Bentley cars
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Curious partnerships #241

As niche hook ups go, the latest one from whisky brand Macallan and luxury car brand Bentley takes...

Protesters dressed as lobsters
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Lobster debate reaches boiling point

A staunch West coast working class type, the auld boy nonetheless has no qualms about the odd bit...

Till receipt
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The day that football took a wrong turn on the way home…

Despite outward appearances to the contrary, UTC prides himself on being an egalitarian, broad-minded man of the world....

Woman smoking cigarette with menthol inhaler up one nostril
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Needs must

Despite appearances, UTC isn’t one of those old codgers that think the youth of today are going to...

Seats that look like meat
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Vegan-friendly meat and greet

The auld boy had to look twice when this particular email popped into his inbox. Having re-familiarised himself...

Archie the caterpillar cake
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Copy-caterpillars

UTC has been avidly following the amusing Twitterstorm that surrounded M&S’s decision to try and do what many...

Scott Campbell
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Making a mug of us…

Never known as a man to have the proper respect for his superiors, UTC was fair tickled recently...

reed diffuser
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My bog already smells like a distillery

The auld boy thought he’d share the unlikely tale of the the £182 reed diffuser that makes your...