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Archive for January 25th, 2017

A Foggy Day In Washington Town

In the The Jam’s 1980 track Going Underground, song writer Paul Weller wrote:- You’ve made your bed, you’d better lie in it You choose your leaders and place your trust As their lies wash you down and their promises rust You’ll see kidney machines replaced by rockets and guns And the public wants what the public gets But I don’t get what this society wants I’ve thought of these words […]

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But Mark The Rustic, Haggis Fed

This evening Scots around the world will mark the birthday of 18th century Scottish poet and lyricist Rabbie (Robert) Burns.  As part of these global Burns Night celebrations there will be feasting on haggis, neeps and tatties, while drinking a wee dram to toast the national poet of Scotland. In some cases, a recital of the Bard of Argylle’s poetry will make a perennial appearance. I don’t recall ever celebrating […]

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