Profile: Robert McNeil

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Prior to The Herald, I lived a life of squalid drudgery, apart from 13 years on The Scotsman and five on The Shetland Times. I deplore life generally, seldom go out, and have a fear of cauliflower (raw and cooked). More details in my forthcoming autobiography, Hand Me Doon Ma Prozac.

Latest articles from Robert McNeil

Scotland fans in Trafalgar Square, London, as thousands of football fans descend on the capital for the England v Scotland World Cup qualifier.
Political games
Wind in the Willows - Ratty and Mole in a rowing boat. © The Estate of E.H. Shepard and Egmont UK Ltd, reproduced with permission of Curtis Brown Limited, London..
A Shepherd's Hut
Katharine Macsween of Macsween's Haggis,
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's former senior aide Dominic Cummings
Sir Walter Scott, 1771 - 1832. Novelist and poet, by Sir William Allan, 1844. Oil on canvas. Given by the Art Fund (London Scot Bequest) 1938 . (Photo by National Galleries Of Scotland/Getty Images).
SIGHTINGS: UFOs
Ian Blackford and Boris Johnson
Part of the Antonine Wall in New Kilpatrick Cemetery  near Bearsden. The wall was built by the Roman Army around AD 140 and ran from Bo'ness on the River Forth and Old Kilpatrick on the Clyde.....Photograph By Colin Mearns. 21 September 2004..Foe