Monthly Archives: February 2015

Biggest in the World

Living as I do in the wonderful seaside environment of North Berwick, you can get banal about its wonders—not least the Bass Rock. Empty as it is of its gannet residents just now, the sheer wonder of their teeming presence … Continue reading

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Past Joukin Gin the Heid’s Aff

After decades of political invulnerability come rain, shine or socialism, Jim Murphy has been scurrying about trying to prop up the Scottish Labour edifice. From a high point of the ‘feeble fifty’ in the 1980s, the shedding of support, Labour … Continue reading

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Irn Guru

I am no great fan of the Gordon Gecko school of ambition; if everyone plays dog-eat-dog, there’s won’t be much hope for civilisation. That said, most Scots still have some way to go to get the hang of entrepreneurship. In … Continue reading

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