A stone thistle atop Kirkwall Town Hall, Orkney
National Care Service Bill: ‘A Recipe For Disaster’?
“It locks in social care as a commodity in a market rather than a public service for citizens. In doing so it confirms profit from care as a founding principle of the National Care Service” Unison
Sgathaich: Banjo Kazooie.
Banjo Kazooie was released in 1998 for the N64.
“Scotland’s Holy Trinity”
“For communities and countries to survive and prosper, three essential elements are required – water, food and energy.”
The Green Children of Woolpit, Part 1
“Then (I say) the Earth, [Mars, and Venus] be planets alike, inhabited alike, moved about [the Sun] alike, and it may be that those two green children which Nubrigensis speaks of in his time, that fell from heaven, came from thence…”
Once in a Generation
Thinking about this stuff is a bit like dealing with anything in life that looks difficult and daunting. But build it from the ground up. Take it one step at a time. And guess what? It becomes rather simple
A Certain Kind Of Mindset
“Well, Boris is still in Number 10, and I was wondering Why? How? I remember a song by Leon Rosselson called H-A-N-G-O, which might be something to do with it.”
MSP Disappointed Right to Food Not Included: Good Food Nation (Scotland) Bill Passed
On the 15th of June 2022, the Scottish Parliament passed the Good Food Nation (Scotland) Bill unanimously.
What Will Be On Our Plate In 2042?
As the UK Government is set to return England to GM engineered foods, in Tayside farmers have been looking at a quite different way of farming: creating a Bioregion.
Home Education: Consultation
The Scottish Government is updating guidance on Home Education for those parents/carers who choose that option for their kids.