Kim Mannion



Extinction Rebellion’s Red Rebels arrive at Glasgow Central Station

2nd November 2021

The Red Rebel Brigade, part of Extinction Rebellion (XR), arrived in Glasgow Central Station on 1 November on the London Euston train from various English cities.  The Red Rebels were joined by a group of Scottish XR rebels upon their arrival. The two groups then delivered a solemn and theatrical silent procession around the train ...


The power of the paintbrush

16th October 2021

How Afghan art has become an integral expression of resilience and resistance. Watching with the horror shared by the rest of the world as Kabul fell to the Taliban, amongst the most poignant scenes to me were of Afghans painting over images on the walls of their city that their new rulers would not approve ...


Alleged scammers targeting Glasgow student flat hunters

16th September 2021

Students have been asked to use Airbnb to rent flats with landlords claiming they are currently abroad Alleged scam messages targeting student flat hunters have been reported on the University of Glasgow Facebook confession site, GlasKnow. A post on 15 September showed a screenshot of a message one student received on Gumtree while looking for ...