State of the Polls: February 2015

You might have noticed that generally the poll of polls in the months running up to elections are fairly static. The Conservatives and Labour have hovered in and around the 33% mark for months and months, since the independence referendum here in Scotland last September at least, and you might think then that the idea of polling months before an election might be a little worthless. There’s some truth to that, but at this stage of an election it’s the little changes that mean a — Read more →

Songs of the Month: January 2015

January’s a month of greyness and the rather tough return to reality after the Christmas and New Year festivities really lends itself to finding solace in some good music. While there have been plenty of new tracks out this month, for some reason I’ve found myself listening to old and forgotten tracks that normally fall foul of the skip button on my iPod. A few of them are mixed in here along with some new stuff that is just as good! Calvin Harris – “Thinking — Read more →

A Long Day of Sport

I may not often venture much further than the football stadium to watch live sport, but I do consider myself somewhat of a connoisseur of sport in general.  Well, it’s a fancy way of saying fair-weather fan but I’m sticking with it. So today (yesterday for you readers) marks a particularly significant day of sport.  Kicking off is the Australian Open tennis final, where Scotland’s own Andy Murray goes up against Novak Djokovic for the chance to win his third Grand Slam title.  Later on — Read more →