So much more than politics!

When I put my hand up to edit this weeks roundup I was keen that it introduced me to a wider blogging world in Scotland and I do think it has. I like to think there is some thing here for everyone, thanks to the talent that is out there in the blogosphere. Its impossible […]

Under April Skies

As wide and varied as they customarily are, so they have been – so far. It’s been a long driech winter but with a few signs of spring in the air, many have taken their first holiday or break of the year with one blogger I Done a Holiday making a welcome return as he […]

Constitutional conversations, commissions and conferences

Hello and welcome to this week’s roundup! I hope you are not too sleep deprived from this spring forward nonsense. I am writing this very late on Saturday night, and I’m worried that I won’t get to sleep until around 6am (because I am bad at sleeping in general, not just because I’m writing this)! […]

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 […]

Money, extremism and balls

Hi there folks! Welcome to this week’s Roundup, which is back on Sunday on account of my being quite dull and spending my Saturday night in. Anyway. The old chestnut of Scottish independence and money has come up again, with the Herald reporting that Scotland is, in fact, not an economic basket case as Disgusted […]