The unhappiness of young girls is a tragedy and a crisis. We have created a social structure which is unduly tough on adolescents, for no obvious purpose. The young were once under pressure to find work, marry or help the family – as these old economic forces die away, so Scotland should reinvent childhood. Read More
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Sir, – Among all the praise for the new V&A there has, locally at least, been a lot of “yes but...”.
Sir, – The story on Fife Council scrapping the Adopt A Street plan is a terribly sad reflection on the local authority and its workforce.
Sir, – Amidst the euphoria surrounding the opening of Dundee’s V&A, it is a pity that other aspects of the 30-year redevelopment of the city centre have been overlooked or ignored.
Serena Williams wasn’t fighting for women’s rights in the US Open final.
Sir, – I am really cross that Perth and Kinross Council has failed to tidy up the Meikleour Beech Hedge, as reported in The Courier.
What did illuminated manuscripts ever do for Dundee? This question arises on looking at a colourful medieval book on show at the city’s new V&A, Scotland’s first design museum.
More than 800 years is a long time to wait.
There were obviously two completely contrasting results from Scotland’s double header against Belgium on Friday night in a friendly at Hampden and the Monday evening Nations League outing with Albania at the same venue.
Sir, – Your report on cycling provision in Perth and Kinross on September 11 quotes Liberal Democrat councillor Lewis Simpson saying that, “Perth has some wonderful cycle paths.”
The government’s potential humiliation over primary one tests is just the latest setback for the SNP in its dismal handling of education over the past decade.