March 2011


This has turned out to be Hyper Local Roundup. Put aside the fact that I’m an adopted Aberdonian,  the majority of nominations came from Aberdeen this week- overwhelmingly. Could it be that Aberdeen is becoming the cultural hotspot I’ve always thought it would? I think so…. *punches the air* I make no apology that we […]

On freedom, getting old and…yes, politics.

It’s been a funny week as far as the weather has been concerned.  Ellen discusses a day out at the Whangie in the snow, which allowed her to appreciate how “beautiful, surprising and uplifting” Scotland is.  Indeed it is.  There is nothing quite as surprising as the range of subjects Scottish bloggers attempt to get […]

Four Seasons in one Roundup

Hello, long time reader, first time editor. So far this month we’ve seen sun, rain, hail, snow, wind and fog, usually on the same day. The song “Four seasons in one day” by Crowded House is said to be about Melbourne, but I have a feeling they visited Scotland in March. It wouldn’t be an […]

Elections, Erections and (Middle) East Politics

Either I did such a sterling job of rounding up the best of Scottish blogging last time you let me in or the rest of you are busy campaigning, policy making, drinking wine or just far to busy to spend a Saturday night in front of a laptop. Whatever the reason it’s lovely to be back, especially this […]