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Thin Edge of The Wedge

I’ve just posted a Tweet from Dumfries Police, disappointed to have made 6 arrests for drink driving over the weekend.  I try to keep away from opinion pieces, but since hardly anyone reads this blog, I think I’m safe enough … Continue reading

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Odeon Cinema to Close

I have been unable to get the news that Odeon are to close their cinema in Dumfries, so am adding it as a quick blog post. Another disaster for Dumfries, there is hardly anything for kids to do already. I’m … Continue reading

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Xenophobic

Just seen the word I have been trying, unsuccessfully (curse my limited vocabulary), to remember all day. Xenophobic! Perfect description. Also seen on Twitter about 4 hours after the result was confirmed that Spain are making noises about the sovereignty … Continue reading

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The Rise of Nationalism

I hate the idea that someone living in Dublin or Dresden or Durham should be treated any differently from me because I live in Dumfries, Scotland. I genuinely fear the rise of Nationalism and Separatism as demonstrated by the populous … Continue reading

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Heathhall Sub-Station Explosion

There was a big “bang” in Dumfries last night as the electrical sub-station on Tinwald Downs Road had some kind of failure. My Mum stays right across the road from it and says that there was a huge blue flash … Continue reading

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My Children’s Future

I don’t often take to writing on this blog, and I know that this won’t be seen by many people, but I just have this feeling that I wanted to put down in writing my reply to all those that … Continue reading

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I’m Back

I’ve finally got round to doing some more site updates, and this time I hope that what I’ve done will see the site updated more regularly. I’ve written an app for my phone which will let me add selected Twitter … Continue reading

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Urban Foxes

I was at the Retail Park beside the by-pass today where Comet and Curries are, and saw a full grown fox wandering around at the side of the road.  I know foxes are pretty common in large cities, but this … Continue reading

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Dumfries is Best

I decided to take the kids to Carlisle this year for the Firework Show as I had heard it was better than Dumfries. Wrong! The Carlisle show does have a large fair at it, but it’s far too busy to … Continue reading

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On One Day

Do you ever notice certain days when there seems to be more ‘strangeness’ going on than normal? Today I met someone coming round the roundabout on Glasgow Road the wrong way (a first for me!) Then someone pulled out right … Continue reading

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