Graham of Anywhere

Graham's blog: politics, poetry, and introspection

Final chance to save the Odeon Edinburgh Clerk St

Edinburgh Evening News:Heritage group urged to stop final curtain falling on Odeon
Facebook Group of Petition Campaign
Only one thing now stands in the way of Edinburgh losing the Odeon Clerk Street…

A Decade of Progress



Speaking Out, 10 Years On

I'm not sure where exactly in the timeline that this event occurred, memories are badly filed and generally prone to corruption after all, but I do remember where it happened.…

Scottish banks fall from grace

So, the Credit Crisis. The problem, as distant and invisible as it was, started in the US when the financial giants decided the way to increase growth was to sell credit [mortgages] to those with low credit…

Tribes

So, Gary mentioned 'Tribes' by Seth Godin. I went and downloaded the audiobook, for free (woo). I haven't listened to that much so far but it seems quite insightful. I think I prefer when I'm either leading…

Scottish Independence Is Misguided

The Scottish National Party (SNP) is a large political party in Scotland, currently in power with a minority government led by Alex Salmond. Said party has an ultimate goal and that goal is an independent…

Odeon Clerk Street

So, this week saw the announcement that the re-development of Edinburgh's old Odeon cinema on South Clerk Street will go ahead. The Planning Committee passed the verdict by majority vote. Most of the cinema…

Down Today

Today was my first full day back in the office, after a week off. It didn't take long before I was pacing up and down, like poor Mercedes the Polar Bear in her cage at Edinburgh Zoo. Trapped in tedious…

Creation and Contribution

We all consume too much, and create too little. Perhaps that's the fault of the mass media, but it's also the realm of (arguably) the best creators with the widest audience. Being part of that audience…

The world keeps turning

So as the planet spins I lose my focal point and end up all dizzy. I've stopped still and the world just keeps on turning. I'm at the centre of nothing, standing in the middle of a void with fuzzy, confusing…

VideoRamblings



A vlog for your general amusement. The YouTube conversion process has garbled the video for the first few seconds. It only seems to happen to MOV files? If you know how to prevent that, let me know…