One year old and waiting for Gordo

Well, hello there! It’s time to don your novelty paper hat and offer celebratory greetings. Why? Well, the Roundup has been around for a year this week, with Duncan producing SBR #1 (as it was then) on 1st October. Since then, it’s the changes at the top that have been the most marked, even if […]

Why won’t somebody think of the children?

Hi folks! It’s the start of another term at Holyrood, and that means, I hope, lots of blog fodder. It’d be tempting to say that regular service can now resume, but firstly, we’ve had lots to post about over the summer, and secondly, current affairs in Scotland can be gloriously irregular at times. Which, thankfully, […]

Information on a Conversation and a Resignation (updated)

Hello there! It’s that time of the week again. Is it just me, or does it come around far too quickly these days? (Don’t answer that.) Anyway, I start with a small confession: when I said ‘yes’ to taking part in the Roundup, I was quietly dreading August, and the probable lack of material that […]

Labour on a high

Hello there. Good news, I think. I have felt myself flagging a little bit in recent months while writing the weekly roundups. I always felt that this would be too much work for one person (especially when that person was me), even with the occasional help of guest editors. Ever since CuriousHamster (whose blog is […]