Postcard from Glasgow: No grouses

GLASGOW - At every major sports event, it is common for the media to be provided with a welcome pack by the organisers.

The usual contents include a media guidebook, a backpack or shoulder bag, pens, souvenir pins or even T-shirts, water bottles and thumb drives.

But in true Scottish style, the Glasgow Commonwealth Games organisers have provided their most famous local produce, called the "water of life" - whisky.

The Straits Times cannot confirm nor deny that all journalists in Glasgow were rejoicing over that.

This article was first published on July 23, 2014.
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