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I, Daniel Blake sweeps Evening Standard film awards

I, Daniel Blake, Ken Loach’s drama about a middle-aged carpenter recovering from a heart attack and trying to navigate the benefits system, has taken best British film at the Evening Standard film awards. 214 more words

Advent Calendar of Castles: 10th of December: Doune Castle

There was most likely a castle on this site built in the 13th century, but the current castle dates to the end of the 14th century. 510 more words


The First Stock Market Crash - 1825

Everyone except the very youngest readers here will be familiar with the stock market crash of 2008 where the complex deals relating to mortgages between banks turned out to be worthless. 391 more words

2016 – Almost a year in photographs.

May 2016

In May, I was fortunate to be part of the support team for the Ourea Events Cape Wrath Ultra.  A multi day race from Fort William to Cape Wrath in Scotland. 45 more words


Happy Friday!

I think I’ll do more ‘What I eat’ videos during the week because they seem to be popular. I think we’re all interested and curious about the eating habits of others. 170 more words

Planning Objections #SaveGovanDocks

Clyde Docks Preservation Initiative will be issuing detailed guidance on objecting to New City Vision’s planning applications for Govan Graving Docks if and when they are submitted. 52 more words


Waiting at the Opticians

An unexpected opportunity for a photo while waiting for an eye test.

Yes, I know that many of you have been thinking that I need my eyes testing and maybe a brain transplant as well……