Monthly Archives: March 2007

>Vince Cable on Strictly?

>Thanks to Louise for pointing me in the direction of an Independent interview in which Vince Cable of all people says he’d love to do Strictly Come Dancing and put Craig Revel Horwood in his place. Now, much as I … Continue reading

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>Sister Alert

>I discovered earlier tonight that my sister reads this blog. I have no idea how on earth she found it, but, Honor, welcome to my world. And remember that if you were a nurse in England, you would have had … Continue reading

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>Last night we had our last pre-election night out, to Singalonga Sound of Music in Edinburgh. It was absolutely fabulous, although I had been somewhat worried by my daughter’s insistence that, rather than put on her readily available cat costume, … Continue reading


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>Tabloid Trouble

>The local SNP has been putting out a tabloid newspaper where I live. My first thought is that whoever designed it needs to go to Desk Top Publishing School. Two extremely unflattering mugshots in the front page doesn’t necessarily pass … Continue reading

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>Happy Mother’s Day

>I have suffered a grade 1 assault on my emotions in the run-up to Mother’s Day. First came the Brownies Posh Pink Party on Wednesday. Mums were invited along and served with juice, cake, songs and poems from our talented … Continue reading

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>What does half a million buy?

>So, Brian Souter has decided to give half a million to the SNP. His last major financial contribution in the political arena came with his homophobic Keep the Clause campaign seven years ago. Certainly it’s up to him who he … Continue reading

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>Celebrity Fame Academy

>So I’ve been indulging in some Sunday night reality tv. Not good, but just what I need at this moment. It’s quite scary how attractive I find both Richard Park and Craig Revel Horwood (but not Patrick Kielty under any … Continue reading

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>Congratulations to Ed and Dani

>I was delighted to get a message from Ed Maxfield this morning directing me to the news on his and Dani’s website. It’s great that they are going to be welcoming a little Maxfield in September. Let’s hope he or … Continue reading

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>Scottish Tory Party Conference Broadcast

>Tonight’s Scottish Tory broadcast should go down in history as one of the worst ever. I wish I had a copy so I could post it to show how dire it was. It almost makes Rosie Barnes and her rabbits … Continue reading

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>Rail Strike Mayhem

>Typically, the only day in ages I needed to use the rail network was yesterday when the signallers were on strike. There was still a reduced service between home and Edinburgh which meant we were not put to too much … Continue reading

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