Category Archives: Scotland

If you build it, they will come.

Twenty-five years ago; if you had told me that in the 21st Century I’d be riding down the re-born Waverley Route behind a Peppercorn A1 Class locomotive I would have asked you what you’d just dropped. Man… On Sunday the … Continue reading

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Sailing on the hole in the heart

Politics again folks but I felt compelled to share Paul’s excellent piece today as it encapsulates perfectly my disgust at the malice and reprehensible conduct of the British media not only to my country but to the family of Charles … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log, Stardate; WTF?

As someone who’s been following Scottish politics since the great independence debate took off in 2011-12, I’m pretty used to ill-informed, bat-shit craziness by now but I have to say that this post, spotted on a well-known UK model railway … Continue reading

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Where you’ve been and where you’re headed…

Well, there we are. Our wee blue world has completed another circle of the sun,bringing to a close a year of great change on a personal, national and global scale. It’s been a funny old year from my own perspective … Continue reading

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