Tag Archives: Edinburgh

We are National Collective!

Artist and writer Clare Galloway drew my attention to National Collective‘s fun initiative, to get artists and creative types who support Scottish independence to submit photographs of themselves (or images representing themselves), containing the text, ‘I am National Collective’. I … Continue reading

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Of love, litter, ordure and Occupy (oh, and Bob Dylan’s alleged plagiarism) – Valentine’s Day musing

Infuriated/irritated by Radio 4 I must confess that I am a bit of a Radio 4 addict, although as anyone who has seen my recent postings on the Paul Johnson episode of Desert Islands Discs will know, this doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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You can’t get more local than my nettle soup!

Aileen Campbell MSP has suggested a saltire food-labelling scheme to encourage Scottish people to support local producers.  As I told her myself, you can’t get more local than my nettle soup. I live in the Stockbridge colonies next to the … Continue reading

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Now available in the UK! Just received one of the first copies of Lilou Mace’s “I Lost My Job and I Liked It”!

Hoorah!  Lilou Mace has just sent me one of the first copies of I Lost My Job and I Liked It, which I helped her write.  It looks fabulous! It’s on Amazon.com,  and Amazon.co.uk, and you can order copies in … Continue reading

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