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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