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Gillian Bowditch: Sturgeon given chance to fill the moral vacuum

Gillian Bowditch: Sturgeon given chance to fill the moral vacuum

Of all the attempts to drag politics into the 21st century, the abandonment of so-called “family values” has to be one of the more laudable. So many careers we [...]

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Letters to the Editor: facts blocks critics’ anti-SNP punches

Letters to the Editor: facts blocks critics’ anti-SNP punches

In their desire to land what they see as punches on the SNP, Alex Massie and Gillian Bowditch both miss crucial points.In Massie’s piece “The SNP has become a [...]

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Gillian Bowditch: Locked-down students don’t deserve extra detention

Gillian Bowditch: Locked-down students don’t deserve extra detention

This is not so much a column as a notice of intent. A heads-up to the indefatigable Nicola Sturgeon and her coterie of purse-lipped foot soldiers who have a wa [...]

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Gillian Bowditch: raise expectations and children will meet them

Gillian Bowditch: raise expectations and children will meet them

This weekend my hairdresser is climbing Ben Nevis with his 11-year-old daughter. During lockdown, they explored the hills close to home. As it lifted, they tra [...]

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Gillian Bowditch: Don’t let anti-vaxxers blunt this jab’s chances

Gillian Bowditch: Don’t let anti-vaxxers blunt this jab’s chances

The Albert Halls in Stirling, a sturdy, late-Victorian, municipal building “not to be confused with the Royal Albert Hall”, as Wikipedia so helpfully points ou [...]

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Gillian Bowditch: Digital Christmas image makes me go cold turkey

Gillian Bowditch: Digital Christmas image makes me go cold turkey

Of all the joy-deflating, soul-crushing, life-sucking, fun-wrecking phrases in the English language, “digital Christmas” is right up there with non-alcoholic c [...]

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Gillian Bowditch: It’s Nicola versus the virus as Scottish economy sinks

Gillian Bowditch: It’s Nicola versus the virus as Scottish economy sinks

Like the rose gold version of the Apple iPhone or graphic T-shirts, worrying about the recession is a bit passé. A belief that the economic chickens will event [...]

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Gillian Bowditch: Boris Johnson needs a right royal lift to save Union

Gillian Bowditch: Boris Johnson needs a right royal lift to save Union

The Boris bandwagon rolled into town last week, attracted by dog-whistle polls which have seen support for Scottish independence at its most sustained level si [...]

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Gillian Bowditch: We won’t forget the lessons of lockdown

Gillian Bowditch: We won’t forget the lessons of lockdown

The sun shone on Thursday. It was as still and lucid a November 5 as I can remember. The remaining leaves were every shade of gold and Edinburgh was as “lyric, [...]

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Gillian Bowditch: Covid and Brexit leave unionists on the ropes

Gillian Bowditch: Covid and Brexit leave unionists on the ropes

The pandemic has claimed many casualties. Stemming the loss of life has become a global battle as nations implement increasingly desperate lockdowns and laws i [...]

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Gillian Bowditch: Don't blame the people of Aberdeen for coronavirus spike

Gillian Bowditch: Don't blame the people of Aberdeen for coronavirus spike

As Wuhan went into lockdown in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic and the entire city was forcibly shut down, a friend who works in the upper echelons [...]

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Gillian Bowditch: Sturgeon given chance to fill the moral vacuum

Gillian Bowditch: Sturgeon given chance to fill the moral vacuum

Of all the attempts to drag politics into the 21st century, the abandonment of so-called “family values” has to be one of the more laudable. So many careers we [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: Sturgeon given chance ...→
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Gillian Bowditch: We won’t forget the lessons of lockdown

Gillian Bowditch: We won’t forget the lessons of lockdown

The sun shone on Thursday. It was as still and lucid a November 5 as I can remember. The remaining leaves were every shade of gold and Edinburgh was as “lyric, [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: We won’t forget the le...→
  • #Gillian Bowditch
Gillian Bowditch: Digital Christmas image makes me go cold turkey

Gillian Bowditch: Digital Christmas image makes me go cold turkey

Of all the joy-deflating, soul-crushing, life-sucking, fun-wrecking phrases in the English language, “digital Christmas” is right up there with non-alcoholic c [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: Digital Christmas imag...→
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Gillian Bowditch: Locked-down students don’t deserve extra detention

Gillian Bowditch: Locked-down students don’t deserve extra detention

This is not so much a column as a notice of intent. A heads-up to the indefatigable Nicola Sturgeon and her coterie of purse-lipped foot soldiers who have a wa [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: Locked-down students d...→
Gillian Bowditch: Don't blame the people of Aberdeen for coronavirus spike

Gillian Bowditch: Don't blame the people of Aberdeen for coronavirus spike

As Wuhan went into lockdown in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic and the entire city was forcibly shut down, a friend who works in the upper echelons [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: Don't blame the people...→
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Gillian Bowditch: Boris Johnson needs a right royal lift to save Union

Gillian Bowditch: Boris Johnson needs a right royal lift to save Union

The Boris bandwagon rolled into town last week, attracted by dog-whistle polls which have seen support for Scottish independence at its most sustained level si [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: Boris Johnson needs a ...→
Gillian Bowditch: Don’t let anti-vaxxers blunt this jab’s chances

Gillian Bowditch: Don’t let anti-vaxxers blunt this jab’s chances

The Albert Halls in Stirling, a sturdy, late-Victorian, municipal building “not to be confused with the Royal Albert Hall”, as Wikipedia so helpfully points ou [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: Don’t let anti-vaxxers...→
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Letters to the Editor: facts blocks critics’ anti-SNP punches

Letters to the Editor: facts blocks critics’ anti-SNP punches

In their desire to land what they see as punches on the SNP, Alex Massie and Gillian Bowditch both miss crucial points.In Massie’s piece “The SNP has become a [...]

Read full article: Letters to the Editor: facts blocks crit...→
Gillian Bowditch: Covid and Brexit leave unionists on the ropes

Gillian Bowditch: Covid and Brexit leave unionists on the ropes

The pandemic has claimed many casualties. Stemming the loss of life has become a global battle as nations implement increasingly desperate lockdowns and laws i [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: Covid and Brexit leave...→
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Gillian Bowditch: It’s Nicola versus the virus as Scottish economy sinks

Gillian Bowditch: It’s Nicola versus the virus as Scottish economy sinks

Like the rose gold version of the Apple iPhone or graphic T-shirts, worrying about the recession is a bit passé. A belief that the economic chickens will event [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: It’s Nicola versus the...→
Gillian Bowditch: raise expectations and children will meet them

Gillian Bowditch: raise expectations and children will meet them

This weekend my hairdresser is climbing Ben Nevis with his 11-year-old daughter. During lockdown, they explored the hills close to home. As it lifted, they tra [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: raise expectations and...→
Gillian Bowditch: Sturgeon given chance to fill the moral vacuum

Gillian Bowditch: Sturgeon given chance to fill the moral vacuum

Of all the attempts to drag politics into the 21st century, the abandonment of so-called “family values” has to be one of the more laudable. So many careers we [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: Sturgeon given chance ...→
  • #Gillian Bowditch
Gillian Bowditch: Don’t let anti-vaxxers blunt this jab’s chances

Gillian Bowditch: Don’t let anti-vaxxers blunt this jab’s chances

The Albert Halls in Stirling, a sturdy, late-Victorian, municipal building “not to be confused with the Royal Albert Hall”, as Wikipedia so helpfully points ou [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: Don’t let anti-vaxxers...→
  • #Gillian Bowditch
Gillian Bowditch: We won’t forget the lessons of lockdown

Gillian Bowditch: We won’t forget the lessons of lockdown

The sun shone on Thursday. It was as still and lucid a November 5 as I can remember. The remaining leaves were every shade of gold and Edinburgh was as “lyric, [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: We won’t forget the le...→
  • #Gillian Bowditch
Letters to the Editor: facts blocks critics’ anti-SNP punches

Letters to the Editor: facts blocks critics’ anti-SNP punches

In their desire to land what they see as punches on the SNP, Alex Massie and Gillian Bowditch both miss crucial points.In Massie’s piece “The SNP has become a [...]

Read full article: Letters to the Editor: facts blocks crit...→
Gillian Bowditch: Digital Christmas image makes me go cold turkey

Gillian Bowditch: Digital Christmas image makes me go cold turkey

Of all the joy-deflating, soul-crushing, life-sucking, fun-wrecking phrases in the English language, “digital Christmas” is right up there with non-alcoholic c [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: Digital Christmas imag...→
  • #Gillian Bowditch
Gillian Bowditch: Covid and Brexit leave unionists on the ropes

Gillian Bowditch: Covid and Brexit leave unionists on the ropes

The pandemic has claimed many casualties. Stemming the loss of life has become a global battle as nations implement increasingly desperate lockdowns and laws i [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: Covid and Brexit leave...→
  • #Gillian Bowditch
Gillian Bowditch: Locked-down students don’t deserve extra detention

Gillian Bowditch: Locked-down students don’t deserve extra detention

This is not so much a column as a notice of intent. A heads-up to the indefatigable Nicola Sturgeon and her coterie of purse-lipped foot soldiers who have a wa [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: Locked-down students d...→
Gillian Bowditch: It’s Nicola versus the virus as Scottish economy sinks

Gillian Bowditch: It’s Nicola versus the virus as Scottish economy sinks

Like the rose gold version of the Apple iPhone or graphic T-shirts, worrying about the recession is a bit passé. A belief that the economic chickens will event [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: It’s Nicola versus the...→
Gillian Bowditch: Don't blame the people of Aberdeen for coronavirus spike

Gillian Bowditch: Don't blame the people of Aberdeen for coronavirus spike

As Wuhan went into lockdown in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic and the entire city was forcibly shut down, a friend who works in the upper echelons [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: Don't blame the people...→
  • #Gillian Bowditch
Gillian Bowditch: raise expectations and children will meet them

Gillian Bowditch: raise expectations and children will meet them

This weekend my hairdresser is climbing Ben Nevis with his 11-year-old daughter. During lockdown, they explored the hills close to home. As it lifted, they tra [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: raise expectations and...→
Gillian Bowditch: Boris Johnson needs a right royal lift to save Union

Gillian Bowditch: Boris Johnson needs a right royal lift to save Union

The Boris bandwagon rolled into town last week, attracted by dog-whistle polls which have seen support for Scottish independence at its most sustained level si [...]

Read full article: Gillian Bowditch: Boris Johnson needs a ...→