When the current situation in Barcelona and Catalonia burst back onto our social media pages ( not our main stream media) I was drawn back into reading George Orwell's classic personal account of volunteering for the International Brigades in support of opposing the fascist forces during the Spanish Civil War, Homage to Catalonia. When you … Continue reading Homage to Corbyn mania? ‘Visca Democracy? What happened this time Jeremy?’
So what did you start the day with? A bowl of cereal, some porridge? A full Scottish breakfast with all the trimmings including the famous 'tattle scone'? The very same tattle scone people complain about when they travel somewhere and it is not served to them and they get some alien substitute called a 'hash … Continue reading Scotland’s relationship with food and austerity.