Posts Tagged: Shop Local

Could you be a Home-Start volunteer?

Home-Start need volunteers to give families a helping hand Our girls have left home now, both living in Glasgow, both presumably getting up to all sorts of shenanigans that I’d really rather not know about. But our parenting journey wasn’t always straightforward, and it doesn’t take much for me to remember how tough it occasionally… Read more »

Is Tesco’s decision to pull out really bad news?

You’ll have heard the news about Tesco who have scrapped plans to build shiny new supermarkets in Banff and Aviemore. I must admit that I was surprised by the level of disappointment from some quarters. Surely fewer supermarkets is a good thing? Living in Inverness city centre, we are overrun with the things. Within a… Read more »

Grab a good Black Friday bargain? And rugby questions…

Black Friday. It was an absolute embarrassment, wasn’t it? Midnight chimed, and with it the eruption of fights and violence, squalling and brawling. Shoppers were left bruised and battered, their dignity in tatters. Watching the scenes across the country I was sickened to be part of this consumerist society. When did the chance of a… Read more »