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Fear Of Being Bias

My plan was to write a blog on both sides of the independence debate, which is currently going on in Scotland, with a vote due to take place in a few days. 617 more words

Opinion

Restaurant Report: Le Canon in Nice, France by ALEXANDER LOBRANO


By ALEXANDER LOBRANO

“A modern Niçoise cuisine du marché” is how the chef of this bistro, which opened early this year, describes his cooking.

Published: September 21, 2014 at 4:00AM… 8 more words

Patrick Bruen

Hotel Review: The Langham, Chicago by EMILY BRENNAN


By EMILY BRENNAN

Opened last September along the Chicago River, Langham’s fourth property in the United States pays careful attention to service and design.

Published: September 21, 2014 at 4:00AM… 9 more words

Patrick Bruen

Till a' the Seas Gang Dry

She was born at 11 o’clock at night, in the Royal Hospital, just off the Falls Road in Belfast. My wee girl. No moment has ever caught my breath so much, been such an overwhelming emotional surge, as when the Nurse passed Eve to me. 1,249 more words

DEBUNKING AN UNDEBUNKED SNP MYTH: SCOTLAND ALWAYS HAS TO ENDURE WESTMINSTER GOVERNMENTS IT DOESN'T ELECT

Not true. The SNP, as with so much, the SNP and the Yes campaign is wrong.

As I understand the complaint in the myth, it is that in general elections, the majority of MPs elected in Scottish are always of a different party to the majority of MPs across the United Kingdom, making up the Union government, so that Scotland ended up with and always had to endure Union governments it does not elect. 559 more words

Politics

James Bond

Romantic interludes, insane action sequences, archetypal villans, suave men & beautiful women: the James Bond series of films have it all. I always derive a particular satisfaction from its familiar campiness and winking in-jokes. 56 more words

Culture