Under The Counter

Full sugar Irn-Bru
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That inflation’s pure phenomenal

He may have left the industry, but former SLR Editor Kevin Scott just can’t kick the retail obsession...

vegan savouries: saag aloo lattice
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‘Veganism’ sparks ‘flood’ of ‘apostrophes’

Being something of an old-school pedant when it comes to grammar, UTC has rather taken the hump with...

Jemima Packington
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It’s written in the spears

Who needs Uri Geller when you’ve got “world-famous asparamancer and international TV celebrity Jemima Packington”? That’s what the...

Poor replica burglar alarm
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Burgalurs beware

You can never be too safe when protecting your business from the sundry layabouts, no-users and vagabonds that...

Rhoderick Dhu public house
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High risk of UTC being high risk

UTC maintains a strong interest in tracking all the various surveys that come out discussing Scotland’s alleged ‘unhealthy...

Minky ironing board
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For sale: one slightly damaged ironing board

Lacking a classified section, SLR has been forced to use its online presence to offer for sale one...

great turkey defrost
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Festive TV? It’s like watching a turkey defrost

Being firmly of the bah humbug persuasion, UTC never tires of complaining about the quality of entertainment on...

Behind the scenes at Glengoyne
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Please let me into the Christmas spirit!

Christmas can be an awfy thirsty time of year in UTC’s experience, combining as it does a whole...

sea aged champagne
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Sea-aged champagne. Discuss.

Not much of a champagne drinker himself, UTC was bemused to learn of the latest bit of bawbaggery...

christmas tree
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Lies, damn lies and Christmas trees

By now, regular readers of this page will be only too familiar with the auld yin’s loathing of...