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Celtic Connections 2023: Blazin’ Fiddles

1st February 2023

The set piece Saturday night performances does not disappoint. Celtic Connections is now officially in full swing, with an endless stream of great traditional music combined with new modern talent. On Saturday 28 January I had the privilege of seeing one of the most loved bands of the festival: Blazin’ Fiddles.  Blazin’ Fiddles were first ...

The Life and Legacy of Doddie Weir

13th January 2023

Writer Grace looks at the life and legacy of Scottish rugby player Doddie Weir. Doddie Weir, the former Scottish professional rugby player and founder of the My Name’5 Doddie foundation, passed away at the age of 52 on 26 November 2022. Doddie was diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease (MND) in 2016. Doddie’s passing had the ...

Are mandatory vaccines ethical?

30th January 2022

Grace Edward discusses the ethics surrounding mandatory vaccines. Austria has announced that it will mandate all residents over the age of 14 to be vaccinated for Covid-19, and all those who don’t will be faced with a fine of up to 3,600 euros every three months. After a meeting with the Alpine republic’s heads of ...