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Lots of stuff on politics, food, photography, technology, movies, music and other things of interest (but not necessarily in that order). All of them viewed from a vantage point in the Highlands of Scotland.

Sunshine on Scotland

Reflections on the GE2015 general election result in Scotland

2015-05-15 01:00 | Read more

Lived long and prospered

RIP Leonard Nimoy. He died today, Friday February 27th 2015, aged 83.

2015-02-27 22:03 | Read more

Charles and Kate

No, not those ones. Charles Kennedy and Kate Stephen dominating the front of the LibDem "shop" in Fort William High Street.

2015-02-12 16:40 | Read more

Independence March and Rally 2013

The second of three March and Rally events took place in Edinburgh on Saturday September 21st to support the cause of Scottish independence

2013-09-22 14:55 | Read more

New Xiph video

The second in a series of videos from, the makers of Vorbis Tools, explaining and demonstrating audio sampling, quantization and bit-depth using both analogue and digital equipment.

2013-03-04 13:10 | Read more

Homemade Yes Logo board

A couple of downloadable designs of the YesScotland logo for printing at home

2013-01-25 12:10 | Read more


Is there life out there somewhere? The discovery that the star Tau Ceti has a planet orbiting it within the Goldilocks zone prompts a domestic discussion about the probability of alien life.

2012-12-23 13:41 | Read more

Obama comments on Independence Referendum

Actually, he didn't comment on the 2014 referendum but his words do have a direct relevance for those opposing independence.

2012-11-05 12:40 | Read more

Independence March and Rally 2012

The first of three March and Rallies took place in Edinburgh on 22nd September 2012

2012-10-01 23:05 | Read more

Roderick versus Gnasher

The different feeding techniques of two red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris)

2012-07-11 00:10 | Read more