Roy’s West End View.

Roy Beers writing about his take on various topics.

West End journalist Roy Beers’ recent career has involved working as a Glasgow-based senior news-features journalist writing for the wide array of UK publications fronted in Scotland by The Scotsman, Edinburgh Evening News and key regional titles The Falkirk Herald and Fife Free Press.

He has also written for numerous UK and regional licensed trade, dining and drinking publications and business magazines, and enjoys keeping tabs on events and developments of all kinds in the West End.

Roy’s West End View: Battered Boris savaged by top Scots true blues

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(Image attribution: Think London, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons) There’s a memorable scene at the start of the epic movie Waterloo, starring Rod Steiger as Napoleon, where – with allied armies converging on Paris – the Emperor’s marshals gather to insist that he should resign. “I will NOT! I will NOT! I will […]

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, Roy's West End View

Is this ‘Black Bitch’ name ban really justified?

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Hundreds of people are reportedly seething this week at a move to erase the name “Black Bitch” from a popular Scottish bar. A UK pubs firm has decided the name of a historic bar should be “cleaned up” to avoid inadvertently giving offence, and many locals are far from happy. As detailed in a welter […]

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Sunday, December 12, 2021 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, Roy's West End View

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