Monthly Archives: December 2011


I’ve been thinking about family a lot this week. It started with the last few days of the Equal Marriage consultation, and nagging people to put in their expressions of support. And this eloquent video of an American teen talking … Continue reading

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War Games

Monday was the Science on Screen at the Filmhouse again (run by the British Science Association) and I was excited to see that the film was War Games from 1983. It’s another of those films that I was sure I’d … Continue reading

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Dear Santa…

Another post inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop.  Other people’s similarly wintry posts here. Dear Santa Claus, I was so relieved when I found out that you didn’t exist. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy a bit of Christmas spirit as … Continue reading

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Hot head

Finally, winter has properly arrived (although here in Fife we have escaped the snow entirely).  This can only mean one thing: It’s time for the return of the ridiculous hat (which looks even more ridiculous in the photo because I … Continue reading

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Dawdling towards the end of the Artist’s Way

I seem to be stretching out the last week of the Artist’s Way. It’s 2 weeks long already and not really showing any signs of ending. It’s not like I have a vast amount more to do so I think … Continue reading

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Inro at the Museum of Scotland

I know that not everyone agrees, but I continue to be totally enraptured by the bit of the National Museum of Scotland that used to be the Royal Museum. Today I finally left the main hall and started to wander … Continue reading

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