Avoiding the wooden spoon

Greetings one and all, and welcome to this week’s Scottish Blogging Roundup. It is, as the nurse said to the patient, “months since I’ve been in this position”, so it’s good to see you all again. (No, really, that is what the nurse said to the patient.) Apart from Scotland’s marvellous win at Croke Park […]

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)! […]

A non-toff snout in the trough

Hello, and welcome to this week’s roundup! It’s been a good few weeks since I’ve edited the roundup, so I should say thanks to Will for doing such a great job holding the fort over the past couple of months, particularly amid some perplexing technical issues. Headline of the week comes from the aedjt (is […]

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 […]

Are social networks where the real conversations are happening?

You might have guessed that I am quite a big fan of blogging. As such, I often forget that the blogosphere isn’t the only place where people might be having an interesting discussion. The past few years have seen the incredible rise of social networking sites like MySpace, Bebo and Facebook. Undoubtedly, such websites these […]