Archive | 1 May, 2007

People really are ignorant about water

I found myself reflecting on a recent comment along the lines of “has anyone else noticed the stupidity of some people when dealing with water? The waste, the uselessness, the ignorance?” Well, we see it all the time here in north-east Scotland, with people constantly telling us that Scotland has plenty of water and frequent […]

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First knife

The Big Lad was given his first pocket knife today. He’s seven and is as pleased as punch that he’s now thought responsible enough, most of the time, to have one. There are a few provisos, which he’s trying to remember. The knife stays on top of the fridge unless he needs to use it, […]

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