Where we are and where we will be

Where we are and where we will be
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Tuesday, 29 January 2008

The boy done good!

John Loughton's victory in Big Brother offered me an interesting dilemma. I am very pleased for John and offer him my congratulations. I have known John for several years now, every since he became involved in the youngedinburgh strategy that I set in motion to make our Capital city the most youth friendly city in Europe. He’s a great guy and some-one who will make an excellent politician, which is his ambition.

But I am not a fan of the show. I am not a fan because it demeans the idea of reality and what we now mean by real life. I am not a fan because it takes voyeurism to new lows by exposing the frailties of the human condition for the pleasure of others. I am not a fan because it perpetuates the false idea that fame in itself will bring happiness, But I guess I am in a minority on this one, but that's not a new experience for me....!

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Surgery Times

1st Wed @ Piershill Library, 30 Piershill Terrace.
2nd Wed @ Craigentinny Community Centre, Loaning Rd.
3rd Wed @ Duddingston Primary School, Duddingston Rd.

All 7:15pm -7:45pm

and the last Sat. Lochend YWCA, 198 Restalrig Road South
12noon -1pm

(no appointment needed, all during school terms)
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