Monthly Archives: December 2010

Some snowy thoughts

Scotland is slowly getting back to some semblance of normality on the roads now, though we’re by no means back to clear roads. I’ve been driving far more than has been recommended over the last four days (police forces in¬†Central … Continue reading

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A musical hero

It was thirty years ago today (as the song almost says) that John Lennon was murdered in New York. Writing the word “murdered” above didn’t seem right. John Lennon’s death is always phrased as “killed”, occasionally “assassinated” or “gunned down”, … Continue reading

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How would you spend your ¬£10?

A crowd gathered around the doorway of a shop normally means the opening of a brand new store, an Apple Store, maybe. I was quite intrigued when I saw the small crowd gathered around a shop on the upper level … Continue reading

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Scotland snow

Scotland is closed. I’m currently sitting in stationary traffic on the A8 between Glasgow and Edinburgh. I’ve moved a couple of hundred yards at most in the last hour. I had a similar experience last night on the M74 south … Continue reading

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