Earlier this week I was sitting with a colleague at work, and as it does quite often nowadays, the issue of politics came up. Despite writing about and following politics quite avidly, it’s something I tend to steer clear off at the office. 723 more words
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Nobody should be surprised to learn that Alistair Campbell, the former Blair PR guru, suffers from psychological problems. Obviously, lacking empathy to the extent that you can start an illegal war with a peaceful country, for the lone purpose of enriching corporate interests, would be a red flag to any psychiatrist worth his salt. 396 more words
A little over twelve months ago, I caught sight of Bloody Scotland being mentioned over on Twitter. Although I hadn’t been reading again for very long, and I was pretty much a blogging newbie (let’s be honest – I still am), having attended and loved CrimeFest it sounded right up my street. 1,796 more words
Hip, hip, hooray, the day arrived when the Queensferry Crossing was officially opened and in a few days time traffic will be streaming across this fantastic new connection between the Lothians and Fife, allowing any required remedial work to be done on the current Forth Road Bridge with no inconvenience to the many thousands who travel regularly over the bridge at the moment. 1,263 more words
…some might say that Brown & Darling “saved the world” in the aftermath of the global financial crash.