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Marion Lindsay – remembering my wonderful Grandma on what would have been her 100th birthday

In a parallel universe somewhere, there’s a lady celebrating her 100th birthday, probably in a cloud of cigarette smoke, playing her guitar and not taking any crap from anybody. Amongst her gifts on this day would be pigs in every … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Four reasons to #voteLayla by Ryan Hollinsworth

Editor’s Note: Ryan Hollinsworth joined the Scottish Liberal Democrats recently, You can find him on twitter @ryanhollinswor5. Here he explains why he has decided to vote for Layla Moran in the Liberal Democrats Leadership contest As the ballot papers go … Continue reading

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Damn you, Layla!

I had determined to stay out of the leadership election. Part of that was undoubtedly because, to be honest, I’m still really sad that we don’t have Jo any more. I really didn’t want to have this contest and there … Continue reading

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For International Nurses’ Day – thanks and a vow

International Nurses’ Day has an added poignancy this year. In hospitals across the globe, nurses and other medical staff don’t just get exhausted after long shifts, but they risk their lives looking after people with Covid-19, getting them back to … Continue reading

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Vegetation on a leaflet Days 4-6: The scariest bit yet

Oh my. What a difference a year makes. I’m very conscious, and very grateful, that I’ve just watched Great British Bake Off without a care in the world. Well, when I say not a care, my bathroom is a shell … Continue reading

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Vegetation on a leaflet, Day 3: A wonder drug, 2 moves and multiple interrogations with a bit of drama on the side

And so we continue our journey through Bob’s stay in hospital this time last year. 30th September was, as days go, pretty unpleasant. Here is what I wrote on Facebook with a bit of elaboration underneath in italics: 30 September … Continue reading

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Vegetation on a Leaflet. Day 2. Don’t be silly, of course he doesn’t have a heart murmur

Day 2 of my meander down Nightmare Alley as I remember Bob’s stay in hospital last year. This is what I put on Facebook for Thursday 29 September last year. 29 September 2016 Bob had a very tough night and … Continue reading

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Vegetation on a leaflet: The first day

Earlier this year, I copied and pasted all the Facebook posts from when Bob was ill last year into a single document. I meant to post them up here with a bit of elaboration. Then some daft woman called an … Continue reading

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It’s been a year, everything is fine, so why am I such a mess?

I can’t believe it’s been over a year since I last wrote anything on my own personal blog. A year ago, I was blithely taking a photo a day of the last year of my 40s and having loads of … Continue reading

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#339 to #335 to 50

Here’s another catch-up instalment of my photo a day of the last year of my 40s. We’re nearly caught up now. #339 It was our 28th wedding anniversary! Bob and I headed into Edinburgh on our own and stayed out … Continue reading

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