Tag Archives: Scotland

My Top Twenty – Scottish pop tunes!

This one got sparked off by a recent discussion at work about SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon’s choices on Desert Island Discs. Mostly Scottish, but that turned out to be quite wide-ranging, many not exactly Scottish. It got me thinking about … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (139) – Rugby World Cup: South 4 North 0

This weekend provided an absolute feast of rugby (and some pretty decent football too). It started for me with Quins’ first Premiership game of the season on Friday evening at the Stoop. They beat a good Wasps team 26-21, so … Continue reading

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The Scotland Referendum – are we family?

This Thursday, 18 September 2014, the Scottish people (or, more precisely, the people registered to vote in Scotland) have the chance, in a referendum, to take Scotland out of the United Kingdom. While most polls have the “No” vote in … Continue reading

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