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Meeting Nicola

Originally posted on Grouse Beater:
Nicola Sturgeon – First Minister of Scotland Readers hoping for gossip will be sorely disappointed. I’m about to describe the events that took place before and after meeting our admired First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, (for…

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Good things come to he who waits…

As previously mentioned I attended the Perth Model Railway Show today; arguably the best show in Scotland today and always worth the trip. I had a particular reason for looking forward to this year’s show as a long-anticipated book had … Continue reading

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Vintage Pair

  Finally! Some modelling interest!   It’s long been a plan of mine to fill one of my display cases with examples of Scotland’s once extensive railway equipment output. Above are two recently arrived models, both of great significance. The … Continue reading

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Emergency appeal: malicious attack on pro-JC campaigner

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
Pro-Corbyn blogger @Rachael_Swindon is one of the most tireless campaigners for Labour, Corbyn and a fairer society that you’ll ever find. As well as blogging and creating some of the strongest memes to support Labour’s message, she…

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My New Career

  Well, a year ago I could never have guessed what I’d be doing today. Last year I was still bumping along the bottom from a very tough period where my semi-retirement post police didn’t quite go to plan. Another … Continue reading

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Radio Silence

  Well, I’m very aware that this blog has been awfully quiet of late. Conversely, life has been anything but quiet as you’ll learn. It’s probably going to be better to get you up to speed over a few posts … Continue reading

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Colonialism is a Crime

Originally posted on Grouse Beater:
Molto grazie! An Italian newspaper devotes its front page to Scotland as “Europe’s Hope” International law does not recognise the construct “Once in a generation”. The British government, represented by their prime Minister Theresa May, her…

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