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Charles Harris
Considering the inappropriate bias towards contemporary modern art

Considering the inappropriate bias towards contemporary modern art

WITH THIS article I will try to explore that narrow destructive bias towards contemporary modern art without any traditional values and the blind support it has received from our modern media throughout the 20th century and into the ...

Charles Harris
Trust your eyes! Viewing the disaster of 20th century Modern Art today

Trust your eyes! Viewing the disaster of 20th century Modern Art today

THROUGHOUT history, Art always supported society and helped lead mankind from the dark middle ages into the light; with beauty, reason, progress and human values. With this great art, was an accepted responsibility to visually ...

Charles Harris
The failure of contemporary Modern Art

The failure of contemporary Modern Art

Dear reader,

I AM PLEASED to have been asked to write a series of features on the failure of contemporary modern art, and the need for immediate reform today. While some of ...

Jonathan Stanley
What DO we do with a drowning tiger?

What DO we do with a drowning tiger?

THE LIFE OF PI by Yann Martel is my favourite novel. It really is worth reading as a modern day Gulliver’s Travels, full of metaphor and adventures in tropical lands… and seas.  I first had ...

Jonathan Stanley
Brexit is Marmite but Marmite is not Brexit

Brexit is Marmite but Marmite is not Brexit

WE LIVE in strange times.  Our very former deputy PM Nick Clegg has unleashed a phalanx of pithy untruths about the price of food upon leaving the European Union.

Our old mate ...

Effie Deans
Gorilla Sturgeon is no King Kong

Gorilla Sturgeon is no King Kong

WHICHEVER fat fingered BBC technician “accidentally” substituted some film of a psychotic rampaging gorilla for the latest film of Nicola Sturgeon making threats deserves some sort of award. Give that man or woman a ...

Jonathan Stanley
Arctic diversity and other SNP myths

Arctic diversity and other SNP myths

IT LOOKS LIKE we're all Scandinavian again. The First Minister has returned in triumph from Reykjavik to announce a new Scotland-Iceland trade deal. Apparently we are all going to go on holiday with each other. (Of ...

Elizabeth Smith
Making a step change for our youngsters who need our assistance the most

Making a step change for our youngsters who need our assistance the most

THROUGHOUT all the welcome debate about how to raise attainment, there is one group of youngsters who could be forgiven for feeling a bit left out. That is those who have additional support needs.

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Jonathan Stanley
It’s time for a REALLY British Bake Off

It’s time for a REALLY British Bake Off

THREE CONSTITUTIONAL have hit Scotland in as many years. First the battle for staying in a union. Then came the battle for not staying in a union. As far as Scots go on the whole ...

Ian Milne
Is a German exit required for the EU to survive?

Is a German exit required for the EU to survive?

LE FIGARO is France’s Daily Telegraph. In its main French paper edition of yesterday, 4th August 2016, its principal op-ed writer, Yves de Kerdrel, a well-known figure on France’s (quite excellent) discussion programmes on TV and ...

Keith Steele
We need to take down those misleading EU signs

We need to take down those misleading EU signs

IF YOU READ my previous blog (and if you didn’t you can read it here: As a remain voter, let’s get on and make Brexit work) you will recall I revealed that having voted ...

Iain McGill
Winners and losers lost in France

Winners and losers lost in France

WELL, Scotland are not, on our own, members of the EU – but just as that's not stopped Nicola Sturgeon heading to Brussels and getting involved in a party that she's not invited to I ...