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#349 – #345 to 50

It’s been a busy few days. Time to catch up on the next instalment of my quest to take one photo a day during the last year of my 40s. #349 There are so many photos I could choose from … Continue reading

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354-350 to 50

354 “Throw my ball for me. Come on. What are you waiting for?” Other highlights of Thursday – the St Boniface Fair in Fortrose which was unexpectedly dry after it had been tipping down with rain. I took the teenagers … Continue reading

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359-355 to 50

Here’s the first instalment of my holiday catch up in my quest to post an image a day from the last year of my 40s. I’ve been away in a holiday cottage with no wifi for two blissful weeks. 359 … Continue reading

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#361 and #360 to 50

The last two days have been busy, busy, busy. I’ve had so much to do before going off on holiday and seem to have succeeded in doing very little of it. We’ve welcomed another teenager who is going to be … Continue reading

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#362 to 50

I’m a bit sad today. It’s  now dark when I do my nightly returning of teenagers to their own homes so that they can plausibly claim that they don’t actually live in our house. It’s been another day of making … Continue reading

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#363 to 50

The early part of today was mainly about exasperation. I will spare you the gory details of the domestic minutiae that annoyed me so much, but I will express my utter contempt for the various random bits of wildlife and … Continue reading

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#365 and #364 to 50

I’m having to face up to the fact that on July 31st, 2017, I’m going to turn 50. When I was young ,50 seemed ancient. Now I’m almost in its embrace, I feel confused, because in my heart I’m still … Continue reading

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Alex Cole-Hamilton on Edinburgh schools “fiasco”

As 17 schools in Edinburgh remain closed, here’s the statement  Lothians and Edinburgh Western Lib Dem candidate Alex Cole-Hamilton made over the weekend: Our first priority in the PPP1 schools debacle is to ensure pupil and teacher safety. Nearly 10,000 … Continue reading

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Video: My speech to Lib Dem Conference proposing the Electing Diverse MPs motion

Apologies if you are sick fed up of this speech already, but, thanks to Lizzy Adams’ partner Richard Buckley, I have an actual video of my speech to Conference which I am narcissistic enough to want to preserve on these … Continue reading

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65,000 job losses doesn’t constitute an employment crisis, according to SNP MSP

This article first appeared on Liberal Democrat Voice One of the weirdest things about Scotland at the moment is that there is no great sense of an asteroid, let alone a bullet, being dodged. The SNP’s predictions about oil prices, … Continue reading

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