Call this maintenance? Where’s the accountability?

Last week I sent this image of weeds the whole length of the gutter of our street, dense and up to almost 2 feet high, to my MSP and councillors. I asked them for a well-informed opinion on how it has got to this stage. Ben MacPherson MSP (SNP) said it was a Council...

Delighted…

In an extraordinary combination of events, the Indy debate has suddenly been thrown into sharp focus. First there was the Commonwealth Games, which showed the good will that can be generated by sharing. Never mind the events and performances, which were wonderful....

Aw the fun ay the fair

Thanks to everyone (thirty-one people) who came along for a tour over the Leith Festival programme. And thanks to the Dockers’ Club, who do everything they can to make it easy for me and memorable for the Trainspotters. And while we’re on the subject (see...