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Blog highlights: April 2010

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Karen Miller Karen Miller | 00:01 UK time, Thursday, 23 December 2010

April was a busy month on BBC Radio Scotland, here are some of the stories, as told on the BBC Radio Scotland blog...

April saw both bad weather and volcanic ash from Iceland disrupt travel plans. Tom Morton awoke one morning in Shetland and found a layer of ash covering the island, and Annie McGuire was stranded in the South of France.

Tom Morton's hand showing volcanic ash from Iceland

Tom Morton's hand showing volcanic ash from Iceland

The Cafes underwent a facelift with the creation of the Comedy Cafe and Culture Cafe and The Music Cafe. The first series of Scotland on Song presented by Barbara Dickson was launched was broadcast.

Another Country with Ricky Ross had a number of great sessions including Avett Brothers, Sparrow in the Workshop, and Woodenbox and a Fistful of Fivers.

Meanwhile Mary Ann's Global Gathering had a session with Tigerstyle, filmed by our colleagues on Scotland's Music, and Janice Forsyth chatted to Del Amitri's Justin Currie.

April saw BBC Radio Scotland gearing up for the May General Election and Good Morning Scotland went on the campaign trail.

Finally, there were also some interesting features on BBC Radio Scotland in April. Read about Forgive and Forget, The Spielberg of Gaming, My Life in Five Songs and Black Watch, 3 Scots: A War in Their Own Words.


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