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Stars of Track and Field

Athletics events at Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games.

I was part of the Hampden Roar and as a result I can only just about muster a Hampden Whisper. 452 more words

The Economy: Too Much Risk, For Little Reward?

Over the next 6 weeks, I will be analysing what a vote of yes or no would mean for Britain. The yes vote has gained some momentum in recent weeks but now, with just 6 weeks to go until the biggest referendum in British history takes place, these polls actually begin to mean something. 842 more words

Current Affairs

About this site

This started as a musing about the different directions in which Scotland could develop after the Independence Referendum. After all, if people vote No, it is not a vote for the status quo – it is the relinquishing of a claim to power and self determination, and has consequences. 41 more words


Switzerland - A Nation of Immigrants (Whether it Likes to Admit it or Not)

Back when the World Cup was going on, and Switzerland was still in the running, BBC News put out a great article that engaged both my seasonal soccer craze and my curiosity about the Swiss team’s players’ origins. 170 more words

Living In Geneva

Jamaican Me Pun

Tonight I made a Jamaican meal.

I mean I didn’t.

But I did.

I followed no recipe, based it on no particular meal and as far as I know used no ingredients from Jamaica or anywhere in the Caribbean. 466 more words