Two meetings, 40 years, and a journey of hope.

This is the tale of two meetings – and what happened in between them. It is October 1974 and I am sitting at a shoogly table in the back room of what was once a plumber’s shop on the Southside of Edinburgh.. When I look round the table, this is what I see: an oldContinue reading “Two meetings, 40 years, and a journey of hope.”

Making a difference

The Edinburgh International Climbing Arena is an imposing sight. Think of a quarry, roofed over, and with additional facilities, and you’ll be close to imagining it accurately. So it provided an interesting backdrop to the launch of the SNP’s Manifesto for the Westminster Elections of 2015. As I’m sure the event planners calculated, even eschewingContinue reading “Making a difference”