Monthly Archives: June 2020

Chippy Harry McNish

An occasional series on eminent Scots ignored or forgotten As true as I can tell it, this is the story of a Scotsman and an Englishman. The Scot was called Harry McNish. The Englishman was called Ernest Shackleton. As the … Continue reading

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Car Culture: Sustainability or Scrap

A weekly look at what sucks in the our car world, and some good bits Car makers are lobbying the UK government again with the insistence of a starving calf nudging a dry cow for milk. They are restarting production … Continue reading

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The SNP’s Moral Stance

An act of resistance is a moral act. When you take a moral stance, you are acting out of conscience. Your imperative, your motivation is to attain justice for a group or an individual, not for the political or the … Continue reading

Posted in Scottish Independence Referendum, Scottish Politics | 24 Comments

Car Culture: Petrol TV Shows

A weekly look at what sucks in our world of cars, plus some good bits Back in the day as a stressed out BBC executive producer going nowhere, I sat around a table with colleagues and endless cups of coffee … Continue reading

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