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Campaign Diary - Week #4

  • Best bit: Looking around the room at our candidate training session and realising I get to work with these amazing people, hopefully in Parliament too.
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Hampden Park (Pt 1)

My first visit to Hampden was in May 1970 for the Junior Cup Final: Penicuik Athletic 1 Blantyre Vics 1, with the crowd given as 19500. 580 more words


Return to the Lost Gardens of Penicuik

It’s been well over a year since I made my first trip to the Lost Gardens of Penicuik, but I have thought a lot about this wild and wonderful place since that visit. 555 more words


The Bilston Glens - Perfect Place

I was traveling into Penicuik yesterday for some fairly unimportant reasons. While going there on the bus from Edinburgh one has to pass through Bilston. The first thing about Bilston is it is very depressing. 51 more words


Penicuik enlightens

Last week I was part of a gathering of minds to consider a project to bring together the “villas of the Esk’ for a forgotten landscape of special cultural significance. 304 more words

Two Cultures

The Secret Garden

Today, 5 March 2015, is World Book Day.  It’s a day when we are all encouraged to think about books and children all over the country are going in to school dressed as their favourite characters. 777 more words