Archive for month: October, 2015

Rules is rules

19 October, 2015 (20:13) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

RULES is rules. I can feel weasel words like ‘appropriate’ lurking. Of course, the first thing I did on Sunday, the very first thing after Scotland were so unjustly denied their rightful victory over Australia in the rugby World Cup quarter final, was pick up the phone and start dialling Art’s number… For the first […]

For Arthur

12 October, 2015 (16:09) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

LOVE is as much absence as presence, we all know that. And in the end love must deal with the greatest absence. Arthur Kay, this place’s guru in matters concerning the Coconut Eating Crab (the malevolent deity who rules our lives on this lump of rock), was called to the clawed court last week. Arthur […]

It’s all in the game

6 October, 2015 (13:03) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

THANKS to my Scottish heritage, I have, all my life, been a member of sport’s Anybody But England club. Yes, I cheered for Australia in the 2003 rugby world cup final. Now, in the age of the PR agencies who are turning rugby union into an imitation of the worst of soccer, it’s even easier […]