Tag: Scotland

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Making bucket list progress

Several moths ago, I made a list of things I'd like to do before I'm 40. My very own 'bucket list'. Purely arbitrary, nothing to do with impending death. I need to emphasise that - every time I mention a bucket list, people think I'm about to share some very sad news about my health. ...

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On Scottish independence

I've kept a low profile when it comes to the upcoming Scots independence referendum. It's a topic that has inflamed passions (positively and negatively) over the past six months especially. From my perspective - an Irish person, living in London, with family living in Scotland - I can see how complex and messy this challenge ...

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Norse God versus Burglar…

...it's only going to end one way, right? The Telegraph is reporting a burglar in Edinburgh was scared off when he encountered the home-owner dressed as Thor, the Norse God of thunder. Six-foot tall Torvald Alexander, 38, was wearing a red cape and the thunder god's silver-winged helmet when he spotted the raider in his ...