migration

Perth & Kinross

Education key to ending ‘ignorance’ about asylum seekers, says real-life Glasgow Girl ahead of Perth Theatre show

January 25 2019

Ahead of its run at Perth Theatre from January 30 to February 3, Michael Alexander speaks to Fife-raised Cora Bissett - the director of life-affirming musical drama Glasgow Girls which is based on the true story of seven teenagers fighting to prevent the deportation of an asylum-seeking family - and also to real-life Glasgow Girl and former asylum seeker Roza Salih.

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Farewell, for now, to these bellweathers of spring

March 25 2017

Each year, about mid-September, I start looking into the skies above the house for the first of the ragged chevrons of pinkfeet and greylag geese reaching the end of their annual migration from their Arctic summer breeding grounds, just as their ancestors have done for a thousand years.

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