Monthly Archives: July 2008

>Stephen Glenn’s New Blog

>Being of a sensitive disposition, I nearly choked on my Earl Grey this morning. I can’t remember why, but I found myself looking at Stephen Glenn’s Facebook profile and saw that he had two blogs, the second having the seemingly … Continue reading

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>Happy Birthday, Magnus

>Today marks the first birthday of my little friend Magnus. He is a wonderful, curious, energetic, happy little boy. He brings so much joy to his parents’ lives, and it’s obvious how much he is loved by all of his … Continue reading

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>What’s in a gloat?

>I have to give credit to the person whose message to Radio Scotland was read out just before 6 tonight. Unfortunately, I didn’t get their name. However they asked the question that if Scotland got its independence, would its currency … Continue reading

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>Glasgow East – putting the result in perspective

>There are few more annoying sights in life than a gloating Scottish nationalist. Apart from, maybe, a room full of them. I was struck by the lack of dignity of their victory celebrations in Glasgow East, with their candidate doing … Continue reading

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>Leadership and Listening

>Well, I guess you have to admire Ming Campbell’s honesty and fair play to him for being so upfront about his views. In a Sunday Times article, he urges the new Scottish Lib Dem Leader, and he’s supporting Tavish Scott, … Continue reading

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>Ian Robertson for Glasgow East

>I was lying in my bed on the first morning of my holiday when I received a text message from Andrew Reeves, the Party’s director of Campaigns in Scotland, telling me that there was going to be a by-election in … Continue reading

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>Daft Idea of the Week – Performance Bonuses for Surgeons

>Of all the daft ideas I’ve heard this week – and there have been a few – this has to be the daftest. Complex surgery on human beings can’t really be given the piecework approach. There’s also an argument to … Continue reading

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>Rediscovering Doctor Who

>I have loved Doctor Who ever since the first episode I ever watched – the last of Planet of the Spiders, when Jon Pertwee regenerated into Tom Baker. I have attended several conventions where I have met Jon Pertwee, Tom … Continue reading

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>Ross Finnie for Scottish Lib Dem Leader

>We are very lucky to have 3 such strong candidates for the leadership in Scotland. All of them have their qualities, however I think Ross is best placed to take us forward up here. He is very wise, excellent with … Continue reading

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>Chocolate Heaven

>I’ve just returned from almost 3 weeks relaxing in Mallorca and should really get round to doing some serious blogging about events on the Scottish political scene in my absence, but am still too chilled out to think about it. … Continue reading

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