June 2009

The dangers of being a blogger

Hello everyone, and welcome to this week’s roundup. There has been a lot of news this week, and perhaps the biggest story has been the death of Michael Jackson. All sorts of political bloggers wrote about him this week, but I have decided it would be better for this story to be covered in the […]

Musical ditty hissy fits and your not-so-local radio station

Hello everyone, and welcome to this month’s NoPoScoBloRo, or the non-political Scottish blogging roundup in English. There was great news this month as the truly execrable Sandi Thom totally lost her rag — over a slightly negative review. Anyone who has had the misfortune to hear her terrible song where she sings about punk rockers […]

Where to get a Tan in Edinburgh and other Useful Holiday Tips.

Greetings from gloomy, wet and cold Adelaide. Yes we really do have winters in the Antipodes. Our kids struggle with cold weather and I am still working on the concept of putting on more clothes. The coldest weather for most of the year is in the frozen food section of the supermarket. At least we […]

“I wasted time and now doth time waste me…”

The clocks have been fierce this week. Just as one second had wreaked its political vengeance against the Westminster Government, it was replaced by another stalking beat, with a blow of its own to land. Thanks to modern telecommunications, death is re-experienced hourly in sixty cut units. Commentators scrabble for their knife sharpeners as they […]