A piece of paper in his top pocket

An approaching election concentrates the mind wonderfully, and in campaigns, they say, truth is the first casualty. So, as we head for May 5th we have a welter of claims and counter claims from our political parties, and an electorate that is not quite sure what or whom they should believe or distrust. Actually, IContinue reading “A piece of paper in his top pocket”

Sure footed, carefully shod?

Casting my eye over the education section of the SNP manifesto issued today, and focusing on ‘schools’ as my area of knowledge, there is reason to be pleased with what it says and how it says it, if not cause to be whooping and hollering. However, given the current financial uncertainty, a revolutionary and innovativeContinue reading “Sure footed, carefully shod?”