social reform

Octavia Hill

OCTAVIA HILL In these times of food banks, recession and poverty, and with concerns about how to address our changing, even broken, society,  it is fitting to consider the life of social reformer, Octavia Hill. Octavia Hill, who was born in 1838, dedicated her life to the welfare of those who [...]

What next for Scotland?

Wha’s like us, damn few. Well not quite, but not enough of Scotland’s 5.5 million people were like like me. So what, if anything, happens next? Social media has been filled with new groups rallying the 45, that is the 45% of people whose argument failed to win the day. The appeal to the 45 [...]