Tag Archives: Scottish

Acquaintances of various/varying degrees of closeness

The other day I sent an email using the heading “Overdue update for relatives, friends and acquaintances of varying degrees of closeness”. I received a witty response from a friend subtly pointing out that I should have said “various degrees … Continue reading

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A Public Apology and “The Scottish Cringe”

My recent comments, reported in the Edinburgh Evening News,  condemning the lack of indigenous Scottish content in the Edinburgh International Festival, do not represent the views of the Society of Authors.   It was not my intention to give the impression … Continue reading

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