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Off the rails

From tomorrow, Edinburgh's busiest and most iconic street will close (again) for almost a year. This is not for your travelling convenience.  It is not to improve journey times across the city.  It is not to expand and enhance the … Continue reading

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Working for the Man

I don't talk much about work for all sorts of reasons.  But there I was, merrily going along in the middle of May when my boss approached me with the sort of question that starts "How would you like …" but … Continue reading

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Massive election

The third Scottish Parliament of the modern era has come to an end. The Braw Leader is packing up his tartan pencil case and hoping to be back after the hols, and we have 43 days of full on electioneering before … Continue reading

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Bard stiff

I have already wondered aloud whether Rrrrrabbie Burns is necessarily the best role model for 21st century Scots chaps, but here we are again approaching Haggis Night and the man is trying to take over my shiny new iPhone. Under the … Continue reading

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Those wedding bells

So there is to be a Royal Wedding next year. Half the country is already shopping for souvenir plates online and hanging out the flags, while the other half is dusting down its half-forgotten socialist credentials and threatening to withhold … Continue reading

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