The history of Scotland’s population

I recently had to write an essay for university about changes in Scotland’s population since 1945. While I was writing that I happened, almost by chance, upon The Registrar General’s Annual Review of Demographic Trends 2004. What’s so special about 2004? It was the 150th anniversary of civil registration (which began in 1855, in case […]

5th bloggiversary (oh, and Happy New Year)

I usually forget the anniversary of this blog. I think this is for a variety of reasons. Firstly, at this time of year we usually have other festivities on our minds. Also this blog has two major anniversaries in my mind. Moving to doctorvee.co.uk was a watershed, and I am sometimes reluctant to even acknowledge […]

Welcome back?!

Sorry if you’ve been trying to visit this blog over the past couple of days only to find that everything had appeared to have gone tits up. I had decided a while ago that I was going to change my host and domain registrar. Unfortunately — typical me — I decided to leave everything until […]

Look here! It’s a post!

Oh hello, it’s me. Sorry about that silence. I had a scary essay to write, as well as plenty of work. Christmas really is a massive load of shite isn’t it? Anyway, I don’t think my essay was very good. I stayed up until almost 4am on Sunday night writing the essay. Then once I […]