December 2012

Comfort after a grim week

It ‘s not been an easy week, with stories of hate, intolerance and violence seemingly everywhere we look. I wrote about the violence in Northern Ireland against Alliance Councillors where a democratic decision sparked off attacks and death threats. Edinburgh Eye looks at various kinds of misogyny and hate from  the resignation of an SNP […]

Book Week Scotland and other stories

We’re coming to the end of the first ever Book Week Scotland – but don’t worry if you missed it, there’s still plenty to catch up on at the BWS site and this is very much a book-themed roundup. One of the highlights has been the Book Sculpture Treasure Hunt. As Chris Scott says on Writer Pictures, you’d have to […]