Archive for January, 2013

My tuned in daughter bought  me a stand out book titled "while flocks last" by Charlie Elder. Never heard of Charlie or this book, but it is a wonderful read, the author is a journalist and he sets out on a year long hunt for the UK's red list bird species. This pursuit is written with informative humour. you get to know the reason or not if it's unknown, for the birds decline into the red list or whether it has always be there due to being on it's northern limit (Cirl Bunting) or being endemic (Scottish Crossbill), the journeys…
visit yesScotland.net/thinkaboutit I was in Exeter airport on Friday 24th Jan and I overheard a conversation of SW English people regarding the trams in Edinburgh and how the Scots wanted the English to pay for them. I never heard so much rubbish in my life, but they were going to a match and drinking beer before 12, well nothing wrong with that I'm just trying to portray the type of people I was listening to. Being small and outnumbered, well I was with my director who is 6 foot and his phone plays flower of Scotland, but I bit my…
For those of you who knew John, a materials engineer in various guises since a young man, he died yesterday or early this morning suddenly in the Philippines where I believe he had a claims consultant business. John was a hopeless technician but a good engineer, always interested in the contract and contractual relationships, he was one of the first of the Perth/Dundee materials engineers to gain a OU degree, mainly in systems. That opened up a career in quality assurance for John and because he had a degree more opportunities abroad often fulfilling a joint role of QA and…
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