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Amber Lights

Prohibition was a cure worse than the disease

May 25 2019

Aside from several Islamic countries, no nation on earth bans alcoholic drink, and the reason is simple. They have learned the lesson from Prohibition, when the US banned alcoholic drink from 1920-33, arguably the most disastrous policy adopted by a democratic state in modern history – although Brexit may well come to supersede it in the long run...

Collectors' Corner

Rare saucer featured at Captain Scott’s birthday party

May 25 2019

Eastbourne Auctions is almost as far from Dundee as you can get on the British mainland, but the two communities were linked on May 11 when the Sussex seaside saleroom sold a rare British Antarctic Expedition saucer bearing the emblem of the Terra Nova, the Dundee ship which carried Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s expedition to the Antarctic in 1910.

Blazing Saddles

A clean bike guarantees a safe and satisfying cycle

May 25 2019

I have a certain compulsion for clean bikes. It’s not a major issue, but I do find myself feeling rather agitated when I see someone with a dirty bike. To be specific, I’m not so bothered about a mucky frame and wheels – that can easily be dealt with by a bucket of soapy water and a sponge.