Archive for month: November, 2014

Elbows and arts

24 November, 2014 (12:05) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

Do you know your arts from your elbow? Brothers and sisters of this place jolly well do, but of course, in times of austerity the barbarians are after the arts, moving faster than the fastest known thing on Earth, a Cornish farmer pursuing a subsidy cheque. And over the past few years, arts budgets in […]

Eds you lose

10 November, 2014 (18:44) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

You know me, I have no sympathy for right-wing politicians who endorse an unregulated free market which has no protection for the majority. But having said that, and even though I’d never vote for them as they are, I can’t helping feeling a little sorry for the Labour Party. Given that the national media setting […]

Back in the world

3 November, 2014 (18:07) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

How strange it is to be back in the world. I had forgotten all the finer points of living in an office, working with other people. Now that I am back in journalism, producing the news and features part of a Sunday newspaper for three days a week, I have to re-learn some essential life […]