I recently emailed a journalist friend in Berlin to ask what he thought about his country's chancellor, Angela Merkel, and her handling of the Ukraine crisis.
THEY'RE the crows that keep on giving.
A LIBRARY that gives out tools rather than books is to be opened in Leith Walk, which is one of my favourite streets, but that is by the by.
It's Christmas card season again and it seems the rise of the customised card continues apace.
Please excuse the demob happy tenor of this article.
Payday loan companies stand accused of grooming children to be irresponsible borrowers.
It's nice down the shops when the staff recognise you and ask after your health, even if it's only:
I was surprised to hear the inventor of the doner kebab died this week.
News of a pre-bonfire night event called Penny for the Old Guy.
THE statistics for food waste are appalling.
THE advice from Downing Street on unsustainable heating bills is:
THE European Union is to spend £5m to improve the health and diet of football fans.
THE birth of Prince George of Cambridge signals the beginning of a new generation of the modern British monarchy.
Vote early, vote often as the saying goes.
YOU will remember the stushie over the BBC and the polar bears.
SAY what you like about the way Members of Parliament used to claim expenses.