Tag Archives: Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon , Scotland and pensions

    I watched Nicola Sturgeon announce she would be resigning as First Minister in Hymans Robertson’s offices in London. It seemed fitting that a Scottish organisation doing very well in the UK provided the news feed. It was hard … Continue reading

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As I seem to spend most of this weekend commuting from Central London to Eton on trains running through Twickenham, I have not been able to avoid the rugby world cup. I now know that West London is populated  entirely by Kiwis, Boks and Aussies … Continue reading

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The English have much to learn from these enlightened Scots.

The Library of Innerpeffray sits in rural Perthshire close to Crieff. It is one of the oldest lending libraries in the world and was established by Henry Drummond in around 1680. I visited it on a snowy day in April and … Continue reading

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Should we jock the Jocks?

A huge thankyou to Susan Mcdonald for making this happen. Good on you Edinburgh- even if you have the climate of Reykjavik.
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Into the heart of darkness – ooops Midlothian!

Let’s hope he gets a great turnout and that we have as lively a debate as ever Continue reading

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Is auto-enrolment working? – November Play Pen lunch

On the day that Steve Webb declared victory (tentatively) for auto-enrolment, the Play Pen sat down for a pint and a pie in the Counting House and after a long and rigorous debate concluded that he might be right. The vote among … Continue reading

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Scotland has hexed our cricket team.

Let’s make this clear- we do not want your support- your support is toxic. Now you have hexed our cricket team. Continue reading

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