The episode opens on an island in Alaska where two vulcanologists are suddenly endangered by an unexpected eruption.
Boris or Bon Jovi ?
“When your political leader in Scotland begins to resemble James the Engine who got stuck on a turntable that kept spinning due to high winds in the Thomas the Tank Engine story , you know you have a problem “
“Where do we go from here? How do we break the Gridlock?”
Audiobook Review:The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King(1981)
“Here we are at the end of the journey my friends. Sauron’s mighty armies have been destroyed and there is a king in Gondor once again.”
Learning From Other Islands & Our Nordic Neighbours
” Lesley’s knowledge of life in the Western Isles and Scandinavia must inspire us to consider their solutions to our problems.” Mike Robertson, Yes Orkney
Jubilations & Celebrations
“The jubilee before that? 1977 – remember what the general atmosphere in Britain was in 1977?”
“The past is a foreign country”
“As we look back on “the good old days,” we need to ask ourselves: Was the past actually as great as we remember it? And what can we learn from all these walks down memory lane?”
‘Cairn’ by Blair Coron
“What is truly remarkable is the vision of Blair Coron in the creation of the piece, a deep maturity despite his youth that reflects his belief and love of his environment and history”
Emma Roddick MSP: Social Security Scotland Doing Things Differently
“Social Security Scotland’s approach to disability benefits is a world away from what those of us on the DWP’s Personal Independence Payment (PIP) know, and it’s already making a difference”
Sgathaich: Thermae Romae Novae
Set in Ancient Rome, the show stars Lucius Modestus a Roman Bath architect.