‘The reality of editing’

Extracts from the Scotsman review of ‘A swim in a pond  in the rain’ by George Saunders: This is a film about a house that was called ‘Rockville’. It was … Continue reading ‘The reality of editing’

‘Doctors’ Survey Sparks Campaign’

Thanks to digital technology newspaper archives are now easily accessible. If you type ‘Defeat Depression’ into any such newspaper archive you will find that reporting of the five year ‘Defeat … Continue reading ‘Doctors’ Survey Sparks Campaign’

sunshine is guid for us all

For more than a decade I campaigned for Sunshine legislation for Scotland. In 2013 I raised a petition with the Scottish Parliament. Given the need for consideration of a wide-range … Continue reading sunshine is guid for us all

Bauld Fergusson, lang syne deid

‘Bauld Fergusson, tho lang syne deid, Shamed o thae curs wir kintra lead, An hud the nous e’en yet tae rede, Brave Peter’s placard; Whiles MSP’s aa turnt their heids, … Continue reading Bauld Fergusson, lang syne deid