Tag Archives: Forth road bridge

The bridge has re-opened – a cause for congratulation?

First to give praise where it’s due. The bridge is now open two weeks early, 6 January having been put around previously as the date for re-opening. The minister Derek Mackay has, to my surprise, come out of it rather … Continue reading

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Season’s greetings from the SNP

There’s irony. And then there’s SNP irony. This is part of a message tweeted the other day by the unfortunate Derek Mackay MSP, SNP minister for (lack of) transport. I can’t be bothered to include the photo that followed, of … Continue reading

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The Forth road bridge and my fair lady

I was brought up as an ‘army brat’ – my father worked for the forces and we led a peripatetic existence, following his work from posting to posting. So I attended more than my share of primary schools. A constant … Continue reading

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