This is a review of Karine Polwart’s new album Scottish Songbook.
……or damned if you don’t. Media criticism of ‘initiatives’.
“there is a difference between being isolated and feeling lonely. People who feel lonely have a different experience and studies show this can have significant detrimental effects on long-term mental health.”
“There is something about feature films that focus on prison and imprisonment.”
“Biafra was small state which wanted to become independent. “
As someone brought up on the adventures of Jacques Cousteau my trip to Cuba would not be complete without swimming with the fishes
the walk from the airplane across the tarmac was like being blasted by an intense wave of heat and humidity after the almost cold air conditioned interior of the plane’s cabin.
For me travelling to Cuba was a long awaited ‘bucket list’ box ticked under unusual circumstances.
“In 2014 we saw an injection of hope and belief in politics among those who had never voted before because for once it meant something very real.
“What I did not know then was that the humble dish had originated far away in the Moghul Empire in India.”