"Aye – he thinks he’s hard noo but we’ll see how hard he is when he’s sittin oan the pan the morrow wi a scoutherin erse."


scouther, scowder: burn, scorch, singe. Scoutherin: blistering (with rebuke).

"Yes, yes – he thinks he’s tough now but we will see how tough he is when he is sitting on the toilet tomorrow with a burning bottom."


Illustration Friday. reverse.

Scotland has had some severely cold weather over Christmas and New Year so I thought a drawing about heat might be cheering.

It’s a different sort of heat but it’s heat.

And Glasgow has some of the best curry restaurants in the world. For flavour if not for heat.