Up until this week I had barely heard mention of Dales Voe within the context of the Scottish offshore infrastructure debate.
The UK’s manufacturing sector does not have its troubles to seek.
The North Sea is often presented as Scotland’s Klondike.
When I heard the prime minister was heading for Edinburgh during the Fringe, I naturally thought she’d be playing it for laughs by giving Brexit: Omnishambles its debut on the comedy circuit.
The Dundee Fortnight – or the trades holiday as it is also known – spanned the last week in July and first in August and was when the city’s heavy industries traditionally fell silent.
There is nowhere to hide when the eyes of the world are upon you.
Please excuse me if I go slightly off piste from my usual business focused column. But my dander is up.
The X Factor is lucky if it lasts five minutes in my house.
What’s in a name?
On Friday night I found myself having to do a heroic, Indiana Jones-style lunge to avoid being trapped in a shop in Dundee’s Overgate.