Scottish Roundup: in which the women do most of the talking

Every week, what gets rounded up depends on who has said what and who is doing the rounding up. This week’s offering is a harmonious medley of female voices.

If you’re feeling peckish or nostalgic, or both, Stephanie at Is It Just Me takes us back to her granny’s kitchen.

Then Fiona MacInnes writing at Bella Caledonia revisits Orkney in the 1970s in her piece Ghost Fishing.

Having a look at her girlhood is Kirsty from A Safe Mooring. She addresses the issue of her disinclination to practice her cello and other matters.

On the Plesirblog, the author reflects on the lessons learned in life and how to acquire resilience in the face of crocodiles.

And a woman’s life from childhood is where the girl effect takes place Sara at Saja Ltd is product of it.

Caron at her musings has a measured look at the case of one women accused, convicted and cleared of killing another and how the media treated it.

Waiting politely, but not in a chauvinistic way, for the women to finish, Mike Ritchie from Comes A Time has plenty to say about Theresa May, The Simpsons and Primal Scream.

For a little levity, Lena the Hyena has a collection of painted buses – much more fun than they sound.

At the Thumbcast, Iain Hepburn reviews Ewan McGregor’s new film Perfect Sense parts of which he saw being filmed in Glasgow.

Here’s a new section I’ve decided to call Blogs People Write For Their Jobs But Are Nonetheless A Good Read Anyway.

On Oxfam’s Scottish blog is a look at the Welfare Reform Bill

On the Archibald Photography blog there’s a look at taking pictures of kids.

Michael Hayes on Rookie Oven looks at the Twitter people new business start-ups should follow.

If you think the roundup should have looked different or missed something out, then let us know. Better still, get involved we’re always looking for guest editors.

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