Month: April 2013

Time to Talk

I fear that I am going to lose the will to live before getting to cast my YES vote. Every week is another absolutely obvious lie from the No camp. This week we are not going to be able to…

Legacy

This week will see the life and times of one person whose impact on Scotland and the wider world continue to reverberate to the present day, and will do so beyond, mulled over and reflected upon at great length.  This…

Margaret Thatcher dies

Since Thatcher died, there have been acreages of news coverage. So, coming to write this on Thursday, there’s already been numerous feminist perspectives, commentary by those on the left and the right, and arguments about just about any aspect of…

Various irritants on April Fools Day

St Andrews On Monday 1st April I was reading with great interest a report about the Principal of St Andrew’s University, expressing her view that £9000 was a good price to pay for a degree from that institution; this, on…