Monthly Archives: July 2013

MSP helps reveal dodgy investments of Scottish Parliamentary Pension Scheme: Monsanto, tobacco, oil, rotten banks, unethical mining companies…

Many thanks to my MSP, Marco Biagi (of the SNP), who has obtained, on my behalf, the details of the Scottish Parliament’s pension scheme for MSPs. It makes disturbing reading, with some of the investments seeming to run counter to … Continue reading

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Visit to Guardia Sanframondi

Introduction I visited Clare Galloway’s Arthouse Guardia in Guardia Sanframondi, Campania, Italy, in September 2012. Clare, an artist originally from Scotland, envisages a community of artists, musicians, writers, gardeners, etc., living simple, sustainable and creative lives in harmony with the local population. … Continue reading

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