Monthly Archives: January 2010

>F1: Rubens Barrichello welcomes Cosworth back to Formula One

>Cosworth makes a return to F1 this season providing engines for no less than five teams, USF1, Campos, Lotus, Virgin and Williams. These will be powering the teams round the the likes of the historic circuits of Monaco, Spa and … Continue reading

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>Strictly’s Camilla sleeps rough for charity

>For seven series of Strictly Come Dancing, Camilla Dallerup entertained us with her talented choreography. Who can forget the dramatic Tango she did with James Martin, where she was the doll and he was the toymaker to Mein Herr from … Continue reading

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>Cameron’s Chilling Words show Tories’ True Colours

>It’s a cold day, today, for sure. I kind of like these sunny end of January days – they kind of give you hope that the horrible dark Winter will end at some point. It always used to be around … Continue reading

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>The Folly of Follow-on Formula

>My enjoyment of Popstar to Opera Star was rudely interrupted by an advertisement I hadn’t seen before for a brand of Follow-on formula which had me seething. Follow-on milk is to my mind an invention of the Prince of Darkness … Continue reading

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>Thank you for Scotblogs votes

>I have to say I always knew I had the best readers in the whole world. I would like to give each and every one of you a big cuddle, but that would probably scare you so I’ll just leave … Continue reading

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>Shameless Last Plea for Scotblogs Awards votes

>There’s less than 8 hours to vote in the Scotblogs Awards. I’ve really enjoyed the opportunity it’s given to get to know some great blogs. There’s a lot of talent in the Scottish blogosphere. This is simply a shameless plea … Continue reading


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>Burns Night: Why exactly do we celebrate?

>All over this past weekend, Burns Suppers have been taking place all over Scotland to honour our national bard. Sometimes I wonder why, though. For all the atmospheric rama of Tam O’Shanter and the poignancy of Ae Fond Kiss, he … Continue reading

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>And Hello to Mercedes GP, Schumacher and Rosberg

>First, they teased us And then they finally gave us what we wanted – a good lopk at the car and the drivers, for the 2010 season. As the launch was taking place, people were asking on Twitter what colour … Continue reading

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>A final farewell to Brawn GP

>As I write this the Formula 1 media circus is gathering in snowy Stuttgart for the launch of Mercedes GP Petronas, the team that will hopefully propel Michael Schumacher to his 8th world championship, not that I’m in any way … Continue reading

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>The Twilight Saga: my first reaction

>I’ve spent much of the last few days getting to grips with Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga, the series of books detailing the love story between a teenager in a small, rainy north western US town, Bella Swan, and her vampire … Continue reading

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