June 2011

Sluts, Trams, Bigots and Barbie

This week’s Scottish Roundup is brought to you by Colin Millar (@colin_millar on twitter) a leadership and management enthusiast, Ambassador for the Chartered Management Institute and blogger. Politics They say a week is a long time in politics and this proved to be the case for the SNP.  Despite having a majority in the new Scottish Parliament,  […]

Life and death, trumping Trump, climate change and cBeebies

This is my first Roundup, so please allow me to introduce myself: I’m Gary Marshall (@garymarshall on Twitter), I write about technology for a living, and I blog at Right, enough about me. Let’s talk about you. You can’t accuse the Scottish blogosphere of parochialism: this week alone it’s been pondering matters of life […]

A nation of artists

We Scots are an artistic lot.  We’re famed for it too: our history is in many senses defined by creative talent from novelists such as Walter Scott and Lewis Grassic Gibbon, painters of the calibre of James Guthrie and William MacTaggart and of course our celebrated poets.  They’ve all chartered our historic, spiritual and cultural […]