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Daily Archives: October 28, 2011

Editorial: The Old Rock 28.10.11

Editorial: The Old Rock 28.10.11

28/10/2011, by in News

With his talk of a Big Society, David Cameron has given volunteering a bad name. Instead of an altruistic activity which can be fun and help us to make friendships and improve ourselves, in his eyes it means people doing for nothing tasks that the state, funded by taxpayers, would ordinarily carry o... Read more...

Spaekalation

Spaekalation

28/10/2011, by in News

The bairn’s knitted top caught my eye straight away – its natural colour, the simple patterns and the fringe around the bottom. I imagined how good it would look as adult wear and I’d been studying it in the exhibition for a while before its creator arrived and was prompted to tell me the stor... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

28/10/2011, by in News

25 Years AgoReawick Lamb closed its doors this week after the receiver was called in by the directors and the bank.Amid bitterness and recrimination between the SIC and the company and the agricultural community, many crofters and farmers have not been paid for animals sent to Reawick. They ... Read more...

Letter from Edinburgh

Letter from Edinburgh

28/10/2011, by in Features

Do you remember the game of holding your breath in the bath when a child? The one that caused a look of horror on the face of a parent!Well I tried something similar this week at the Offshore Training facility in Aberdeen, formerly and still known to the industry as RGIT. (more…) Read more...