PROGRESS hardly broke its stride

A short protest film. Made 18 August 2021.

‘I would ban all politicians from Tweeting anything’

This perspective, by Alexander Brown, was printed in the Scotsman, 2nd August 2021. The following paragraphs stood out for me [given that I have long had serious concerns about the … Continue reading ‘I would ban all politicians from Tweeting anything’

Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender

I recently read Father and Son by the writer and poet  Edmund Gosse. This ‘memoir’ was written in 1907 and subtitled ‘a study of two temperaments.’ I was reminded of … Continue reading Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender

‘Scotland’s terrible record on drugs deaths’

The Sunday Post, 27 June 2021, included a news special based on recently published research. Analysis  by Stirling University of the prescriptions for 350,000 Scots found one in 10 was … Continue reading ‘Scotland’s terrible record on drugs deaths’