Covid: a 4 nation comparison

By Russell Bruce With Tory politicians determined to undermine Nicola Sturgeon and her health team on Scotland’s response to the Covid19 pandemic we thought a statistical comparison of actual trends would provide some real clarity. Holding the SNP government to account is a legitimate function of opposition parties but are the attacks from Johnson’s men … Read more

Power grab over fisheries

To catch a mackerel© Jenny Downing By Russell Bruce The government of Jersey is up in arms over a proposed UK power grab as it seeks to obtain control over all the waters in these islands with the exception of the those of the Irish Republic. Jersey as a Crown Dependency has control over everything … Read more

Come to Edinburgh Michel Barnier

Tout seul au monde By Russell Bruce The permafrost surrounding UK /EU talks needs more than a little warming, even just moving to a shade warmer. Newsnet has a proposal to break the impasse. We think the Scottish Government could be an intermediary to break the current deadlock. Scotland may not be neutral but for … Read more

Shelter in Place Silver Linings

Thai Massage tutorials and tips. This article was provided by Massaqge Therapy. Originally published in Thrive Global on May 24th, 2020. As a veteran television news reporter, I consider myself a pretty rugged gal. I covered 9-11, the London Bombings, Hurricane Katrina, Superstorm Sandy, and thousands of other horrific crime stories a la Law and Order. In … Read more

Mental Health Awareness in an Age of Isolation

Thai Massage tutorials and tips. This article was provided by Massaqge Therapy. Wednesday morning I awoke to a terrible headline, which is not unusual in these unusual times, but this one was more personal and just heartbreaking. The quote came through my news feed from the iconic singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge about her 21 year old … Read more

Love in the Time of Corona

Thai Massage tutorials and tips. This article was provided by Massaqge Therapy. Alison Harmelin is the mother of three and co-founder of Zeel, along with her husband Samer Hamadeh. Before becoming an “accidental entrepreneur,” Harmelin spent fifteen years in broadcast news as an anchor and reporter, covering such events as the September 11th attacks, the … Read more

How social distancing helps keep you safe

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Newsnet.scot. Safety Match by Juan Delcan and Valentina Izaguirre This video from France 24 shows how careful use of social distancing can break the chain reaction. The core strategy is to slow the spread of infection so health care systems can cope with the numbers … Read more

Of the people, by the people, for the people

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Newsnet.scot. We are going to take a look at democracy – British style – to see how it shapes up with other European countries. This is part 1 by Equality Nation In the recent SCOT goes POP Panelbase Poll the following question was asked about … Read more

Scotland’s land and marine resource base

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Newsnet.scot. By Russell Bruce I was intrigued by the Business for Scotland calculations on Scotland’s land mass and maritime area. Somebody suggested in a video the combined mass could be 50% of the UK total. I thought this worth exploring, tracked down the sources and … Read more

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