Lead book review

Tomorrow’s world

3 September 2016 9:00 am

It may be difficult to believe when you think of Donald Trump, but the age of super-humans is almost upon…

The key to a hidden kingdom

27 August 2016 9:00 am

It’s a modern pastime to hypothesise about what makes a good relationship. One evening not long ago in a Berlin…

Seeing red

20 August 2016 9:00 am

Early on in his excellent and protean biography of a colour, Spike Bucklow quotes Goethe, writing in 1809: Every rope…

A meeting of two minds

12 August 2016 11:00 pm

This lovely, modest and precise book tells the story of the most productive friendship among the modernists, and the most…

Comment on Tartan-ing up the arts by Sunset66

12 August 2016 1:07 am

Maybe be you could swagger to the sash

Comment on Tartan-ing up the arts by Arron Blue

12 August 2016 1:07 am

“If it is, then instead of embracing this venality Scottish artists should aim to transcend and transform.” When do you…

Comment on The Clintons made Trump by bob labinne

12 August 2016 1:06 am

For my personnal taste, I prefer to get screwed by a stupid guy, than a experienced man or woman. I…

Comment on Tartan-ing up the arts by Sunset66

12 August 2016 1:06 am

I have told you before you are in a very small minority of scots who choose to denigrate their own…

Comment on Tartan-ing up the arts by Arron Blue

12 August 2016 1:06 am

James [OBE] is writing a new opera entitled “The Scottish Cringe”. It deals with his own beliefs.

Comment on Tartan-ing up the arts by CraigStrachan

12 August 2016 1:04 am

Rule Britannia sounds danceable to you?

Comment on Tartan-ing up the arts by CraigStrachan

12 August 2016 1:03 am

Expansiveness is more your thing. I keep it short and sweet.

Comment on Tartan-ing up the arts by Arron Blue

12 August 2016 1:02 am

“…seems…”

Comment on Tartan-ing up the arts by Arron Blue

12 August 2016 1:01 am

Poor old James… OBE

Comment on Tartan-ing up the arts by Sunset66

12 August 2016 1:00 am

Oh dear back on the Scottish nationalism is a bad thing British nationalism is a good thing . I think…

Comment on Tartan-ing up the arts by sir_graphus

12 August 2016 12:59 am

Artists follow the money; they used to paint Vatican ceilings and portraits of the Medici. Now it’s govts providing the…

Comment on Christopher Biggins and the fall of civilisation by Trailblazer10

12 August 2016 12:57 am

The politicians etc are not staying schtum. Troops are deployed in France to protect just one particular group. “Hate crimes”…

Comment on Tartan-ing up the arts by Peter A Bell

12 August 2016 12:57 am

Is it? Would you care to expand on this thoughtlet? Or do you feel, perhaps, that you may already have…

Comment on Zero tolerance, zero sanity by baz2000

12 August 2016 12:49 am

Exactly the same thing happened in Dublin a few months ago. Bunch of Afghans were beaten up ‘for no reason’.…

Comment on Christopher Biggins and the fall of civilisation by Trailblazer10

12 August 2016 12:48 am

“To find out who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.” SJW’s always lie:https://www.amazon.co.uk/SJWs-Always-Lie-Taking-Thought-ebook/dp/B014GMBUR4

Comment on Trump holds the aces by JenB

12 August 2016 12:44 am

The UK media is anti-Trump and anti-Clinton. Honestly, I’ve never seen a more unpalatable choice for American voters.

Comment on Tartan-ing up the arts by Peter A Bell

12 August 2016 12:43 am

The point, which you are evidently too shallow-minded to perceive, is not that particular tastes are unremarkable, but that diversity…

Comment on Trump holds the aces by JenB

12 August 2016 12:40 am

Anyone but Trump for me and I’m a conservative. The man is toxic to the GOP and the USA. I…

Comment on Trump holds the aces by Samantha

12 August 2016 12:36 am

I witnessed him once, The Donald… I fainted.

Comment on Tartan-ing up the arts by CraigStrachan

12 August 2016 12:35 am

“Inferiorism” is another word for Scottish nationalism, surely?

Comment on Trump holds the aces by Sargv

12 August 2016 12:32 am

Well, Obama was not that bad. Or do you mean – for the change?