Monthly Archives: November 2011

Sad tidings of great tackiness – a one-act tragedy

Just when you think the commercialism of Christmas can’t get any worse… it gets worse.  What was once delightful and delovely is now degraded and ‘deluxe’. Every year at this time, I join the choir of people who bitch and … Continue reading

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Who do I think I am?

‘We look to Scotland for all our ideas of civilisation’, said Voltaire.  I look to it to salve my soul and revive my spirit. I can’t believe I’ve populated these pages over the last few months without ever mentioning Scotland.  … Continue reading

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