Monthly Archives: January 2015

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad World!

I read recently that worldwide debt is a staggering 212% of the value of global assets. Just to be sure – here’s that sentence again. I read recently that worldwide debt is a staggering 212% of the value of global

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A New Story

Enjoy the latest short story. https://alex101weather.wordpress.com/short-tales/room-204/ Any thoughts gratefully received

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Scotland in the United Kingdom: An enduring settlement?

Today saw the publication of Scotland in the United Kingdom: An enduring settlement 1 the question is just how enduring is this settlement likely to be? The coalition contends that this delivers the Smith Commission proposals in full and others that

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Hair Today Gone Tomorrow – Part 4 – The Long Decline

  You have probably guessed by now that my hair is somewhat less than optimal, hence the tirade. It is true; my hair has been slowly disappearing for many years. In the early stages it was barely noticeable, but as

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Hair Today Gone Tomorrow – Part 3

The fun and frolics of studentship are coming to an end and the pressure to succeed is increasing exponentially. At this point the last thing on your mind is hair, but it all returns after the publication of your results.

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Dystopian Nation of City-State “How to Kill Your Senator”

The Dystopian Nation of City-State – How to Kill Your Senator The story “How to Kill Your Senator” is both a standalone tale and an addition to the growing Dystopian Nation of City-State collection of short stories. The City-State is

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Requiem

This week I attended the funeral of my father in law, James Muir. Not many in the wider world will have heard of James, but I owe him a great debt. In the early years of our acquaintance I was

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