August 2013

Even Pollyanna would be really hacked off by all this unfair play

Hey everyone. As I sit in the editor’s chair It is time to reflect on another busy week in the blogosphere. This week’s round up is a varied selection covering topics from football to children literature from politics to shopping that’s just for starters so let’s crack on with what I hope will be an […]

Summer’s end?

The weather is no longer scorchio – is this the end for the Scottish summer? Most kids are now back at their school desks leaving their parents, especially those with first-timers in the family such as The only boy in the house, with mixed feelings. He calculates that young Heather has approximately 2,499 school days […]

Nights are drawing in…

The kids go back to school tomorrow in some parts which accounts for the tardy Roundup as I’ve been in a flurry of pencil cases and new shoes. It never gets any easier. But what’s everyone else been up to? Elizabeth left her kitchen for a trip to Unst which really makes me want to […]

And the new Doctor Who is….

I suspect everyone knows by now. What do you think? Here Caron Lindsay muses on who might pick up the sonic screwdriver next. And as Peter Capaldi prepares for the challenges ahead, so does Polar Scott.  She’s decided to prove she has the Comando Spirit. Hat’s off to that woman. Hats off elsewhere too. Touch […]