Archive for August, 2009

A Contentious Matter Indeed

The Scottish Executive – the government, MY government, the government representing everyone eligible to vote here – have decided to release the Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, on compassionate grounds. See http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/south_of_scotland/8197370.stm.  Reactions have been mixed. In typical fashion, the BBC have statements from relatives of victims on both sides of the fence. Twitter is […]

Night Light

Back from hiatus again, really only to comment on how light it is here tonight. I went outside at half past one because I looked out the window and thought someone was shining a ight on my garden. It was really that light. It must just be a reflection of the city lights off the […]