Monthly Archives: April 2021

Flowers at the roadside

I’ve noticed recently that there are some different flowers growing in the roadside verge near Marine Parade compared to those that grew last year. It is likely a combination of the dry, sunny weather, lack of rain, chill breeze from … Continue reading

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Health services to be in local communities

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has set out plans to increase the range of healthcare, diagnosis and treatment in local communities with more services delivered through pharmacies and GP surgeries. The party says that super-specialisation and centralisation of health … Continue reading

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Raise the starting age for formal education

Scottish Liberal Democrats will include in their manifesto a commitment to raise the starting age for formal schooling to 7, transforming how children learn in what is currently P1 and P2. The longer early years phase will still be mandatory … Continue reading

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Plan to boost teaching

The Scottish Liberal Democrats want to boost teaching and will include the following in their manifesto: More in-class support to help every child reach their potential; A guaranteed job for every teacher for smaller class sizes; An end to the … Continue reading

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Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Ruin And Rising by Leigh Bardugo My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was totally OK with all three ending scenarios. At the beginning of this book, you could find yourself rooting for Alina to save the Darkling (or turn … Continue reading

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