Turning Left?

Hi folks! It’s been a busy and varied week in the blogosphere, and there’s been plenty going on for you all to get your teeth into. The thing is, just as we’re supposedly heading for a rightward turn at Westminster, Holyrood appears to be facing the other way. Scottish Socialist Youth has a report from […]

Starkey Raving Bonkers

A belated hi, folks! Despite the headline, it goes without saying (which is, on reflection, why I didn’t say it in the headline) that the main story this week was the Budget. Still, whatever reservations we may have about the content, at least this one passes easily enough… Anyway. Mr. Eugenides proves once again that […]

Swearing, but not swearing allegiance

Hi folks! It’s amazing what gets people wound up these days. Lord Goldsmith suggests that there should be an Oath of Allegiance to the Queen in Schools, and foom! The whole blogosphere goes up. Michael Greenwell, BellgroveBelle, Malc, Louise, This is Alba, Ewan Watt, Ewan Aitken and Bill Cameron all line up to attack Lord […]

A ‘Lost in the Post’ Post

Hi folks! You’re stuck with me again for this Last Roundup Before Advent, and the Blogging Gods have given me a very fruitful harvest this week. This is primarily to do with the UK Government’s ability to lose discs with the details of 25,000,000 child benefit recipients. The story is so big that Bill Cameron […]

SBR 24: Trident, the budget and… RSS

WordPress issues have been a bit of a pain whenever we’ve had a guest editor here (that’s why guests’ contributions are sometimes late). This week we’ve decided just to skip all of that bother, and I have been emailed this week’s roundup and pasted it below. It has been written by Shuggy. Many thanks to […]