Musings

Zero to Hero

A hero (masculine) or heroine (feminine) (Ancient Greek: ἥρως, hḗrōs) refers to characters who, in the face of danger and adversity or from a position of weakness, display courage and the will for self-sacrifice—that is, heroism—for some greater good of all humanity. This definition originally referred to martial courage or excellence but extended to more general… Read More Zero to Hero

Lifestyle

Go Forth

Ad hoc radio show today at Forth House! Envisaging my Superstar DJ route already….. though probably with a more hip set of headphones. Great fun and an absolute buzz, shout out to Forth 1 and all the legends we met today

Feminism

The Naked and Famous

Ah, the J-Law Nude Photo Scandal. The words on lips around the globe. The catalyst behind the newest flurry of trolling and sex offender hysteria. And the reason for my deep and utter disdain at the public’s latest display of inhumanity towards the celebrity world. An act of hacking which is neanderthal at best, a… Read More The Naked and Famous

Events, Lifestyle, Out & About

Fiesta

August means only one thing here in Scotland…. insane traffic, fancy dress and overweight Americans in plastic ponchos. The Edinburgh Festival is here! Keen beans that we are, we descended on Edinburgh from various corners of the country on Friday, just in time for the first night of the festival and this year’s Late’n’Live. Despite… Read More Fiesta