Fifty-five years ago, Bob Dylan sang ‘The times they are a-changin’, a song reflecting the generation gap and the political divide which marked American culture in the 60s.
It’s been said there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.
With the school summer holidays now upon us, the fact many kids will be complaining about being bored already is the least of some parents’ worries.
Given the current state of affairs, any sort of funding from the Scottish Government would normally be welcomed with open arms.
There was more than a smidgeon of irony last week when the BBC confirmed its decision to axe free TV licences for the over 75s – just a matter of days after its programming lauded the older generation for their efforts during the Second World War.
With so many Fife families struggling to make ends meet and people literally having to make what is - in a civilised society like ours - a ridiculous choice between heating and eating, I thought it was amazing this week to see the work being done in Fife to bring down the cost of the school day.
You might think that changing one person’s habits – and when I say one person I mean you – is just a drop in the ocean when it comes to meeting the great climate change challenge.
Love it or hate it, there's no arguing that social media is here to stay.
As a young lad, I remember going out the front door of my home in Kirkcaldy, looking westwards and seeing the sky pulsating with a reddy orangey tinge to it.
Councillors in Kirkcaldy will meet tomorrow to discuss whether or not much-needed repairs to electrical supplies on Burntisland Links should be part-funded from the Burntisland Common Good Fund.