This week has been all about coming back down to earth with a big, muscle-aching bump. After the elation — and elevation — of my running weekend in the Highlands it was back to pounding the pavements and racking up the miles in a far more urban setting.
At this stage of the training, now only [...]
Climate Week has come under attack for linking up with the Royal Bank of Scotland. RBS has very substantial investments in the fossil fuel economy with its financing for coal and gas attracting justifiable attacks. I am a supporter of Climate Week and have also supported the campaign to change RBS’s policies.
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Daniel Hannan, the Conservative Euro-MP, asks number 541 in saying generous things about my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No. I had better not draw attention to the fact that he was the subject of number 258, and direct the reader’s attention instead to my praise for him here.
Meanwhile, I am grateful [...]
It’s National Open House Day on Saturday – an initiative by Strutt & Parker estate agents
Ever since it stormed onto our screens four years ago, Skins has never been far away from controversy. Now on it’s fifth series and third group of teenagers to be launched into a whirlwind of debauchery, I caught up with Jessica Sula and Sean Teale who play Grace and Nick in the show, as they talk about the mixed reactions to this series and their own experiences with sex and drugs.
Wales v England, Euro 2012 Qualifiers, Saturday 3pm
Back England at 1-2
Wales have only scored once in their three qualifying games so far – against Switzerland, Montenegro and Bulgaria – so they won’t be relishing a competitive game against the old enemy England. In contrast England have only conceded once and have scored seven times. Put [...]
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