Posts tagged: Scotland


I’ve been away for a few days at the Scottish Association of Healthcare Communicators 2004 conference in Clydebank, near Glasgow. This year’s theme was ‘Between a Rock and a Hard Place – Patient Confidentiality vs. Public Interest.’ This is a subject dear to my heart and while the event didn’t provide any great insighful solutions, it was useful. The speakers were very good, particularly Dr Harry Burns and ‘motivational guru’ Watt Nichol as after dinner speaker. Read more ›››

Scotland the Brave

Well done Scotland. A 1-0 against Lithuania may not sound much, but it gets them into the play-offs for the European Championships next year. And won by Man U’s Darren Fletcher.

I’m not one of those Englishmen who takes pleasure in Scots losing (unless it’s against England.) Must be my Scots roots, my mum’s Binnie family having moved south about 1890. The difference between this and my Yorkshire ancestors (of which there are many) is that I always knew the former and the latter only of late. Read more ›››