Our resolution is clear, but like the ciggies, 300 years of London rule is a hard habit to kick – but kick it we will. All that is required of us – as wee Scots and as One Scotland – is that we stay the course.
New Year in Cologne: No One is Defending the Indefensible
Yes, the sexual assault or rape of a woman is a crime, and a vicious and despicable crime at that. The race, religion, language, or ethnicity of the victim has absolutely no bearing on the gravity of the offence.
Removing Doors and Finding Lead in the Food
So the cooking of the proverbial goose has been brought forward a few days. Just to add to the risk of breaking teeth on lead shot from the meat a doorway had to be removed so as to get a table (that had to be dismantled and re-assembled) from one room to another.
Time for Some Resolutions – 2015
Same old… same old… I still haven’t given up the smoking, and I still haven’t made it to black belt, and, yes, the two probably are related. So this will be the game plan for the coming year. Tobacco has been one of the great loves of my life, and I still very much do … Continue reading Time for Some Resolutions – 2015
Starting as You Mean to Go On
What is the point in doing turkey and roast ham with all the trimmings; the very imitation of the seasonal feast of the British aristocracy, if you are going to act like a savage and cast the left-overs out into a public green? Really? Every year the same sight greets me in the week after … Continue reading Starting as You Mean to Go On