Category Archives: Lifestyle

Democracy in danger

Last week, two out of three people didn’t bother voting in the Cowdenbeath by-election. Maybe this explains why … Whatever your political views, this is a very important year. The commentators, the politicians and the so-called experts will all be … Continue reading

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January highlights (and lowlights), mostly in pictures: First Derby of 2013 – deadly dull. Things can only get better! Edinburgh seemed to miss all of the serious snow that was constantly being talked about. We eventually found some nice white … Continue reading

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Fry up …

In Edinburgh, that is!  (great use of words there, eh?) Captured the great man (not literally, you understand) outside Leslies Bar in Causewayside last night. He’s filming an Ian Rankin novel, apparently.

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King-sized challenge

I stopped smoking on Easter Sunday and so far, so good. Still miss the old fags, though; as the poet said: ‘a day without Regal is a day without sunshine’. I’m working my way through the nicotine replacement patch programme, … Continue reading

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