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Steven Hood – Seen and Unseen

by Sandy Smith
Seen and Unseen: an exhibition of paintings by Steven Hood in Galleries  1 and 2 of St Margaret’s House, 151 London Road, Edinburgh PERHAPS the exhibition should start in Gallery 2 where Steven Hood’s work might be ...

Article from Monday 14, April, 2014
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The Dean's Diaries: The AGM and the matter-antimatter explosion

by Prof D.W. Purdie
Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD          THE APPROACH of the Annual General Meeting of this College ...

Article from Monday 7, April, 2014
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The Dean's Diaries: How my family caused the United States

by Prof D.W. Purdie
From the Dean: The College of William & Mary,
Williamsburg,
Virginia, USA                                            ...

Article from Tuesday 1, April, 2014
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How science fiction introduced me to freedom

by Neil Craig
WHEN I AND THE WORLD were much younger than now and both of us thought we were more “leftist” than today I read a book, set on the Moon, about a revolution where the very lowest in society rise up and ...

Article from Monday 24, March, 2014
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The Dean's Diaries: The Dean addresses Princeton on Hume

by Prof D.W. Purdie
                                                Princeton University
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Article from Friday 21, March, 2014
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Tory Conference Diary: "Calm Down Dear!"

by Iain McGill
So to Edinburgh then - for Scottish Conservative Conference and it's all pandas, polis and Tories. At least it was in the cafe across from the conference centre yesterday. After breaking bread together and wishing each other bad luck for ...

Article from Saturday 15, March, 2014
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The Dean's Diaries – The Dean's misprisions and a prophylactic

by Prof D.W. Purdie
Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD   THERE WAS a serious argument last night at High Table over misprisions; what they are; where ...

Article from Monday 10, March, 2014
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The Dean's diaries: Correspondence to make your eye's water

by Prof D.W. Purdie
Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD    THIS COLLEGE must be home to almost every registered eccentric in the academic world. The items ...

Article from Thursday 6, March, 2014
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Time for the Tynecastle Oscars

by Iain McGill
IT IS MOVIE awards time, and as I am partial to watching the odd film I thought I would dish out my own awards, minus the red carpet, for some of the memorable movies I've seen this year. In no ...

Article from Saturday 22, February, 2014
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The Dean's Diaries: Having Aunt Sally in our gunsights

by Prof D.W. Purdie
Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD    OUR COLLEGE is rather well known for its monthly Symposia, whose subjects range right across the ...

Article from Tuesday 18, February, 2014
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