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They’re back

Every now and again I like to bring you up to date with what is happening in the Scottish Parliament.  Just so you don’t feel left out, and to let you keep your finger on the pulse of what is … Continue reading

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You say you want a revolution

For some days, weeks and months the more churlish amongst us have been complaining that they don’t give a rats ass about the Royal Wedding.  As predicted by yours truly some 6 months ago, there has been a noticable upsurge … Continue reading

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The Girl with the Pain in the Arse

I don't often give up on books or films half way through, but there are always exceptions.  I've tried and tried to like Doris Lessing, for example, but I just can't.  And don't even get me started on Baz Luhrmann: first up against … Continue reading

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Blessed be his name

Everyone has a favourite uncle. The one who visits now and again to tell the rudest jokes, or deliver the biggest presents.  The one who has an intriguing past that the grown-ups won’t talk about. Eventually, of course, the jokes … Continue reading

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Wrong number

My broadcast entertainment is constantly being spoiled in order to pander to the telephonically bewildered. I refer, of course, to the inescapable adverts for directory enquiry services. Television programmes are frequently interrupted by maniacally mincing men with moustaches, while local … Continue reading

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