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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Success of local government in Scotland

A recent article in the Financial Times Weekend edition, “Cameron humbled by voters’ apathy,” led with the news of a record-low turnout for local...

Article: Veganer sind auch nur Menschen

Cross-posted at vegansmarties April 19, 2011 Hey guys, AWESOME article I found. Unfortunately it’s in German. I’m sorry. Either way, those of you who can read it, here you...

I See Dumb People: In Defence of Film

I read something the other day about University Admissions department 'black lists' for A-level subjects. Some are laughable: Leisure Studies, Media Studies, Sports Studies...

Youth in Revolt: Romney Stumbles Again on Super Tuesday

‘Super Tuesday’ is often a day in which the frontrunner puts the campaign beyond doubt, amassing an insurmountable delegate lead well ahead of the...

Alex Salmond takes on The Washington Post

The new year brought renewed purpose to the campaigns for and against Scotland’s independence. As the debate intensifies, with the referendum nearly one year...

Blog Like A Bobby: One Runner for a Notion

On Sunday, 33-year-old Leonor Carniero finished first in Edinburgh’s inaugural Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon, beating the first man across the finish line by...

Gray Areas: Parker named England captain

Always the bridesmaid, now, at least for one day, he's the bride. The tireless workrate, the chiselled good looks, the great hair…and that’s just his...

Quotes and Notes: Nicola Sturgeon v Alistair Darling at COSLA Conference

Nicola Sturgeon, Deputy First Minister for Scotland, arrived at the COSLA conference in St Andrews to talk about independence.  Alistair Darling, Shadow Chancellor of...

Due South: January 2014

The new year has brought the realisation that I have a life to get on with. Still, I pine for the delights of the Winter...

Sam Fowles: The Dorep Blog

While we, as a society, condone the use of prostitutes people, who may be upstanding members of society in every other way, will continue to fund one of society’s darkest facets with impunity.