In defence of abstention

Yet again, the comments to a previous post have gone on an interesting tangent. Once again Jeff was behind it. He’s not afraid to get stuck into a debate and he always has some interesting points to share, even though I don’t always agree with him! I thought the discussion was quite good so I […]

Student apathy

This post began as a response to Jeff in the comments to a post below. But it was getting long and waaay off topic. So I have decided to post it as a separate post. To save you from trawling all the way through the discussion, we were basically wondering whether the SNP can afford […]

Apologies if you were looking for politics

Did Iain Dale tell you he has a new book out? What? He did? Oh. Anyway, seemingly on his blog he is publishing some of the lists that are appearing in the book and today the top twenty Scottish blogs, as decided by Grant Thoms of Tartan Hero fame, have been posted. I am guessing […]

Big Brother viewers are the REAL clever ones

I had a bit of a debate yesterday with a friend who is the second person I’ve come across (after Meaders) who thinks that George Galloway taking part in Celebrity Big Brother is actually (snigger) a good idea. My friend was convinced that George Galloway’s appearance on Big Brother was a masterstroke, designed to get […]