Some of us leave it till the last minute to buy Christmas presents, and now it turns out that in summer most of us are just as dilatory about booking what's usually the most important holiday of the year.
Posted 17 Jun 2013 12:00
WHEN the sun shines on Scotland, her beauty is comparable to that of any country in the world.
James Reekie was the Conservative candidate for Dunfermline in the 2011 Scottish Parliament elections. He is graduating this July with an LLB from the University of Edinburgh and currently works in retail. You can follow him on Twitter @James_Reekie1'
MPs currently earn more than £65,000 - in addition to expenses - a hefty sum which is circa three times the average Scottish wage.
Robert Weir (16), of Perdieus Mount, Dunfermline, has interviewed many political figures, broadcasters and celebrities which he does as an independent broadcaster. His interviewees include Gordon Borown and Alastair Campbell and, most recently, UKIP leader Nigel Farage. All of his interviews can be viewed on his website www.robertweir.co.uk
FOR ONCE I was quite interested in what Natalie McGarry had to say when she claimed that "Our culture is enriched by immigration" (Press, 30th May).
WHAT kind of community and country do we hope to build if we do not have compassion and tolerance and a warm welcome for those who choose Scotland as their home?
WHY is it that people I have (or had) on my Facebook made posts such as, "There ain't no black in the union jack so send them … back!"? For a start - there's no orange in the Union Jack either, should the Border Force just raid Lourenzo's every weekend?
"THE recession wasn't the making of the people who are suffering the most but its damaging legacy is their cross to bear."
Hi, I'm Heather. I'm a new mum to the gorgeous Sam and a new wife to the lovely Euan. We're committed to being as 'green' as possible while we find our feet as a new family. This is where I share our experience of eco-friendly child-raising in and around West Fife. I'm in the process of building a website but in the meantime, you can find me at www.facebook.com/WeeGreenMummy or follow me on Twitter: @WeeGreenMummy.
CONTINUING the regular section in which the Press gives younger members of the West Fife community a platform to have their say on the issues that matter to them. This week, we introduce a new columnist. Woodmill High School pupil Eilidh Reid (16) was elected as a Member of the Scottish Youth Parliament (MSYP) for Dunfermline in the recent Scottish Youth Parliament elections. One of her key election pledges was to improve transport for young people to help with extra-curricular activities, a subject she touches on in her first column for the Press.
ANOTHER week, another set of online behaviours which fall below any behavioural standard but offensive and make it in to the media.