Cultural Capital
28 July 2012
I Whatever happened to … Professor Niall Ferguson, and this year’s Reith Lectures? "A bit of a damp...
Politics
26 June 2000
Sarah Boyack has been the Scottish Minister of Transport for longer than any recent Westminster equivalent. Her ideas...
Politics
17 April 2000
The Scots tend to be rather self-congratulatory about their higher education. The creme de la creme can indeed excel,...
Politics
10 January 2000
A few weeks ago, like many an academic, I got off the diesel at Leuchars Junction en route to St Andrews University. To...
Politics
13 September 1999
At a drinks party just after the Scottish Parliament election, Ian Rankin remarked that the Scottish crime novel -...