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Fighting Back Against the Fare Dodgers

Image: The List TIME Newsfeed summed it up perfectly: if you ever find yourself on a Scottish train without a ticket, don’t even think about trying to sneak a free ride. The video in this article (which has now caused … Continue reading

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Advertising Pays

Image: Foothills Data Slick The launch date for SLICK is January 2nd, and with the marketing ball already rolling (and working for once), everything seems to be going rather excitingly and spiffingly well. I got through a huge chunk of … Continue reading

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A Day in Glasgow

Image: Fawndoo The Specials Tuesday was brilliant! Despite my many doubts that The Specials gig at Glasgow’s SECC (Hall 3) would be a flop—the venue is like a warehouse with about as much thought put into the acoustics as a … Continue reading

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Back From Rhodes and Ready to Rock

Image: Faliraki-Info.com Hello everyone and welcome back to Freedom from the Mundane! I’ve been gone for over three weeks, quite a long time in the blogging world but then again, needs must. I’ve been away on holiday, recharging my batteries … Continue reading

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A Perfect Ending

Image: TravelPod.com I’m struggling to get back on an even keel with my sleep after last week’s mega-shift knocked me off my feet. I’ve had to get by all week on about five hours a night, and usually when that … Continue reading

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A Seam of Gold

Image: dailymail.co.uk Mild It was a lot milder yesterday. So much for yesterday being the day when snow was meant to hit us as hard as it had done in December. Sometimes I wonder just how the weather forecasters can … Continue reading

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The World Keeps Turning

Image: freewebphoto.com I went out on Saturday morning and did something I’d not done for a long while: walk for miles through Edinburgh. It was something I needed to do, to give me time to reflect on Ian’s funeral the … Continue reading

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