Monthly Archives: December 2014

Everything Changes: looking back on 2014

Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity states that the faster you are going, the slower passes for you.* Given everything that’s happened this year, I’m not sure I can relate to this. A lot has happened and yet the year has … Continue reading

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Naughty and Nice (spoof news)

By our Festive Correspondent, Mary Christmas  The North Pole was rocked today amid news that 51% of children are planning on being naughty this Christmas. The news has come to a shock for those who thought that a “Nice Christmas” … Continue reading

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A Chalmers Christmas Card

Christmas is a time for tradition and there is no better tradition than not being able to wish everyone a happy Christmas before scooting off to Northern Ireland. So before I drown in turkey and Tayto crisps, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Christmas in Donegal

25th December, 1988 (and, for the avoidance of doubt, this is fiction, though some stuff did actually happen) It wasn’t a white Christmas this year, which was just as well because I wasn’t going to hike up through the Glenshane Pass … Continue reading

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First Train Home

About twelve years ago, my first term in Edinburgh ended. As far as I knew, I was the only one of my immediate circle who got the boat and train (it was rare I managed to catch the same flight … Continue reading

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