Once women get beyond a certain age (which begins with a five and ends with a zero), they are constantly warned that unless they slather their faces in stuff on a regular basis their skin will begin to crack and eventually disintegrate. This has prompted me to compile one of my handy cut-out-and-keep guides. Welcome to skincare routines through the decades:
The students across the UK who are demanding compensation for missed lessons when their lecturers go on strike tomorrow are not necessarily against the proposed industrial action.
If you’re having a dry January, look away now.
Happy New Year, and welcome to 2018! It occurred to me as I eyed its blank canvas stretching off into imponderable distance, a landscape fertile with hope, packed with life’s possibilities, that 20 years ago this year I went to Alaska, and my life’s compass realigned itself.
So 2023, eh? Dundee, European City of Culture? I have a question. When was Dundee not a European city of culture? Culture and Dundee are two sides of the same coin. Europe, culture and Dundee are three branches of the same tree.
Being the target of cybernat attacks is par for the course for any Unionist who dares to defend Great Britain too conspicuously.
Who knew that death cults were on Police Scotland’s radar? Certainly not the family and friends who went to drink and be merry on Loch Leven, only to find their Sunday night campsite the focus of emergency service searchlights and helicopter swoops.
A strange anomaly has crept into the Scottish Government’s position about the reintroduction of beavers.
Anne Robinson, never knowingly under-opinionated, has been telling this week of her “despair” at the young women of today who are too “fragile” to stand up for themselves.
I have been reading the runes in some of the quieter backwaters where agriculture and nature cohabit (and sometimes annoy each other the way neighbours sometimes do). And having read and thought about what I’d read, a troubling question began to take shape in my mind: how long will it be before the British Government starts culling badgers in Scotland as part of what passes for its strategy to control bovine TB in England?