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Donald Trump flies into Scotland today, his red hatted man of the people posturing at the ready. He is on a whistlestop tour to open a golf course in Turnberry, henceforth to be known as Trump Turnberry. In 2010, Mr … Continue reading
The girl comes home from school her lip trembling. I ask her if she’s ok and she says she’s fine. We talk about school for a minute, then I repeat my question. She repeats her answer a little louder and … Continue reading
One of my earliest memories as a Catholic girl was the bi-yearly visit of The Society of the Protection of the Unborn Child. In they would bustle, armed with large placards. I remember mum glaring at me because I pointed … Continue reading
World Book Day 2011 Getting ready for work and on the phone to my sister about finding a suitable home for our rapidly deteriorating father. ‘I can’t talk now,’ I sigh. ‘You can never talk,’ says my sister, quite reasonably. … Continue reading
Remember Dr Raj Persaud? He used to be on television, a reliable, medically qualified psychiatrist who could explain complex medical issues on the Richard and Judy sofa, without sounding patronising. He also presented, All in the Mind on Radio 4. Then, … Continue reading
Surprise! Holidays can lead to rows, mainly due to expectations. Of what – having a nice time? Or the gap between hope and expectation. What do couples on holiday row about? The same stuff they row about at home – … Continue reading
Cherishing all the children, one unmarked grave at a time.
Pope Francis has made Saints of his two predecessors, Pope John, and Pope John Paul. It made me think about how as a Catholic child I would pore over my copy of Lives of the Saints, drinking in the miserable … Continue reading
Renewing your passport is a bit of a pain. You have to fill in the form in black ink – and of course there’s not a pen to be had in the house, despite buying 100 0000 pens a … Continue reading