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About scootsandtiz

not angry or snarky. far from it. just observing the Meltdown of Civilization with plenty of references to Scary Movie 1. secrets we've discovered along the way: 1) Chris Matthews is an angry lesbian. 2) Little dogs are EVERYWHERE. 3) people can't get enough of touch screens. 4) the 21st century is herding us. 5) we don't tweet. we're humans last time i checked. greight.

Her Story, Her Words, Her Mission – TSF Proudly Presents Ms. Zahra Tehrani, Director of the Young Women’s Music Project

A special introduction by The Shipping Forecast founder, Mr. Scott Lyman Ladies and gentlemen, over the past seven years, I’ve helped bring some fascinating interviews to this blog so that readers, from around the globe, can discover someone they would … Continue reading

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TSF Presents: A Woman Who Rocks – Our Chat with Famous Banana Pictures Founder Laima Bite

Her name is as intriguing as the name of her video production company is playful. She’s a multi-talented filmmaker, singer, guitarist and songwriter (along with being a Film Studies graduate from Oxford University) who has been a cornerstone of Oxford’s legendary music scene … Continue reading

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We Give Many Thanks to Nightshift’s Ronan Munro

Today, on this side of the Atlantic, families are gathered, all over the country, to gorge on turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and God knows what else, as a way of taking time out, from hectic work schedules, to be with … Continue reading

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Louise Beech, You Are TSF’s Artist of the Month

  As writers, we admire, respect and proudly salute anyone who can skillfully take words and turn them into powerful, thought provoking prose (for the past five years, we’ve been trying to do just that). The moment we came across … Continue reading

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The Helen Rappaport Interview (for Catherine)

  She was educated at Leeds University and calls West Dorset her home. She has 11 lauded books to her credit and is fluent in Russian. She also happens to be one of the favourite authors of our CEO’s girlfriend. So, when … Continue reading

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TSF’s Band of the Year – Coldredlight

  We returneth! After embarking on a two month sojourn that included catching up on some Radio 4 and BBC Introducing in Oxford podcasts, we decided, unanimously, that it was high time we updated our labour of love. And we … Continue reading

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Our Grammatically Correct and Properly Proofed Interview With Editor/Proofreader Emily Hetherington

  Anyone who knows us is well aware of our undeniable Anglophilia (and all this time, we thought we were being ever so subtle…). What isn’t commonly known, is our equal love of grammar, punctuation and spelling. For as much as … Continue reading

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