Monthly Archives: August 2009

>The Force is with Fisi – Spa qualifying gives Force India first pole positon

>I am really feeling lousy tonight and not up to writing a full report of qualifying from the Belgian Grand Prix. I massively overdid it earlier today and am paying the price – to the extent that when I watched … Continue reading

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>The Scottish Blogging Twitterati

>I thought it was about time to do a quick round up of where you can find my personal favourite Scottish bloggers on Twitter. This doesn’t pretend to be an exhaustive list of the Scottish Blogosphere, so if I’ve left … Continue reading

Posted in Scottish Bloggers, Twitter | 4 Comments

>Happy Anniversary – my marriage grows up

>Today Bob and I celebrate our 21st wedding anniversary, so I’d like to take the opportunity to thank my poor long suffering husband for putting up with not just me, but the Liberal Democrats in their various guises for all … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Nostalgia | 2 Comments

>Tears for Ted Kennedy, a real liberal

>In the olden days, like last year, I used to find out what had happened overnight by firing up the BBC website while I had my morning cup of Earl Grey. It something major had happened, my husband would usually … Continue reading

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>Strictly Come Dancing – Sequins are Go

>The line up for this year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing. Don’t worry, I’m not going to go through it all on here. I know that I’m already trying the patience of some of you with my copious postings on … Continue reading

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>Not in my name

>I haven’t listened to the whole proceedings from this afternoon, so I’ll need to look at the Official Report tomorrow. That’s what happens when Parliament is recalled at school chucking out time. I heard the statement and had to leave … Continue reading

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Posted in Annabel Goldie, Kenny MacAskill, Lockerbie Bomber, Scottish Conservatives, Tavish Scott | 15 Comments

>Kenny MacAskill prepares to face his critics

>MSPs troop back to Holyrood this afternoon at 2.30pm to listen to a statement from Justice Minister Kenny MacAskill on his decision to release the Lockerbie Bomber on compassionate grounds. You can watch it live on their website As I’ve … Continue reading

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>Fired up and flawless – Barrichello takes first victory for Brawn

>Wel, I’m smiling! Half an hour ago I would have been typing this through tears! As a Brawn fan I’d have been thrilled with either of the drivers winning, but as a Rubens Barrichello fan of some 16 years’ standing, … Continue reading

Posted in Brawn GP, F1, Ferrari, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Rubens Barrichello | 5 Comments

>Homecoming Tripoli style angers world

>I said in my post the other day that I hoped that Libya wouldn’t go over the top in its welcome to Abdelbasset Ali Mohmed Al-Megrahi when he was set free and returned to Libya. Of course that was always … Continue reading

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>BBC Hyperbolic Headlines – now they tell us candles cause cancer

>Do you know, you can name anything that’s remotely pleasant in life and somebody is bound to come along at some point and say that it’s somehow dangerous, or bad for you. Today the humble candle comes under the spotlight, … Continue reading

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