In Praise Of...

  • 27 April 2013

    In a week which saw politicians in London and Edinburgh enter full-on spat mode over the future of Scottish banknotes post-independence, it's easy to forget that the note which always everybody's favourite – the Scottish £1 note – was going the way of the dodo even by the time of devolution.

  • 15 April 2013

    IS spelling going oot the windae?

  • 13 April 2013

    When the Maine hermit was picked up by police, after 27 years of living in the woods, one of the things he said he had done in recent years was watch a mushroom growing outside his tent.

  • 12 April 2013

    It's a scenario that, given the current austerity drive and soaring fuel prices, could easily become a reality in the UK.