Monthly Archives: December 2014

ABBA had what in their minibar?

If my husband has any complaints that I’ve transported myself back to 1980 and have been listening to ABBA all afternoon, he has only himself to blame. He broke all the rules on what books to buy for me for … Continue reading

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What does Alex Salmond think he’s playing at?

When he saw the writing on the wall and was desperate to get people to vote Yes, Alex Salmond made a last ditch appeal on the Andrew Marr Show the Sunday before the independence referendum. He said that people had … Continue reading

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Dear Liberal Democrat MPs: Judicial review restrictions are a messy compromise too far

Dear Liberal Democrat MPs, Tomorrow you will be asked for the second time amendments which the House of Lords has made to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill. The Government wants you to severely restrict the right of citizens and … Continue reading

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Pride tinged with sadness – why today is one of mixed emotions

I remember 13th December 1984 with more detail than I should. I went to school, I came home, I did some ironing for some reason that I can’t fathom. I found myself singing that horrendous St Winifred’s School Choir song … Continue reading

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My first ever radio Sunday papers review

Driving to Glasgow at 6am on a wintry Sunday morning was slightly scary, especially for someone who really doesn’t do Winter, but that’s what I did to take part in the review of the Sunday papers on the Radio Scotland … Continue reading

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