Monthly Archives: March 2019

Taking Umbrage

At what stage does fair comment cross the line to defamation? What constitutes deliberate, malicious, concentrated attack on an individual’s integrity and honesty, carried out to such an extent it imperils or degrades that individual’s reputation? The verdict in this … Continue reading

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Car News: All-electric Fiat 500

A weekly look at all that sucks in the automobile industry and some good bits Car companies resurrecting past glories because nothing they produce now is as popular leave me in two minds. A case in point is Ford Mustang, … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Dragon – a review

Normally I don’t go to cinemas to see children’s movies, though I once did when a practising teacher. I will make an effort to see the latest Pixar animation for its adult content worrying as one does, the story-lines might … Continue reading

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Twilight of the Emperium

A small country How entertaining to watch England make its self smaller and weaker while attempting to recreate patriotic feelings of grandeur and conquest. At the rate its leaders are throwing off international friends as if old socks, it will … Continue reading

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Car News: Venal VW

A look at all that’s rotten in the automobile industry plus some good bits United States regulators have charged Volkswagen and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn with defrauding investors during its massive diesel emissions scandal. Ouch! Car News has … Continue reading

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In the Mold of Sturgeon

Regular readers will know I rarely lose an opportunity to compare Scotland with existing states if there are obvious comparisons or parallels. Studying how other nations govern themselves, or are governed by those they wish gone, is good practice. You … Continue reading

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Fighting With My Family – a review

Fighting for My family is what’s categorised in the business as ‘feel good’ film, but as this one aims for comedy, at least, that’s how it is promoted, you could describe it as a ‘Feel Goofy Movie’. In that ambition, … Continue reading

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