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Time is Tight and the Scotrail Fiasco Rumbles On

Image: FoxNoMad Tight with Time Things are starting to get tight with time and for once it’s NOT to do with the eternal battle between the day job and my writing career. This time, it’s Christmas versus DIY. The house … Continue reading

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The Scotrail Sagas

Image: BBC Online I felt quite ruffled yesterday. Having to be in Glasgow last night disrupted my planned schedule of events big time, and I felt frustrated with things all day. It meant I could get no work done at … Continue reading

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From Glasgow to London

Image: TortureCare.org.uk Giggidy Did you like yesterday’s video? Hilarious wee cat, eh? I had a fun time at the Jamiroquai gig on Wednesday night with my sister—as is usually the case when we crack open a tinny and go to … Continue reading

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Election Day: Use Your Vote

Image: Peter Greenberg Voting Day has arrived. The political parties have ceased their rounds, the leaders have returned home, the television has returned to normal (they aren’t allowed to run political reports on voting day because of impartiality rules) and … Continue reading

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The Submission Discipline

Image: Umberto Salvagnin One of my things I decided to pay more attention to this year was keeping up the level of submissions I have out and ensuring they get turned around after a rejection as quickly as possible. It … Continue reading

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