Tag Archives: Fiona Hyslop

No Hope for a Scottish Academy of Literature

Image: alba.org.uk Birthday wishes My dear young Mother (you owe me a fiver) had her birthday yesterday. 9th February 19-canteen saw my Mum coming into the world and yesterday she celebrated by having a nice meal out with family and … Continue reading

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Night At The Parliament

I read the first four chapters of Rankin’s new novel last night, and I’ve got to say it’s brilliant – even before all the juicy stuff begins. For all those critics that say Rankin is a one-character man, they should … Continue reading

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