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Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diary: That wee thing that happened in 1603

The Dean's Diary: That wee thing that happened in 1603

Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD

 

     ONE OF the pleasures of the ...

Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diary: The strange case of the extra large prophylactic

The Dean's Diary: The strange case of the extra large prophylactic

The Dean's Diary:
SS Braemar, at Sea;
off Bear Island,
N. Norway


   I AM CONTINUING to enjoy this foray into the Arctic ...

Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diary: The strange case of the extra large prophylactic

The Dean's Diary: The strange case of the extra large prophylactic

The Dean's Diary:


SS Braemar, at Sea,

Tromsø Fjord,
Norway


   I AM CONTINUING to enjoy this foray into the Arctic Ocean which we ...

Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diary: the admiral sends for his 'woman'

The Dean's Diary: the admiral sends for his 'woman'

The Dean's Diary:
SS Braemar, at Sea,
Tromsø Fjord,
Norway

  Thoroughly enjoying my first foray in to the Arctic, courtesy of the Fred Olsen Line, aboard ...

Iain McGill
A hard weekend to beat

A hard weekend to beat

WHAT A WEEKEND I had recently! A candidate in the European elections with pleasing results, the Scottish Conservatives taking more votes in a Euro election than we have since 1989, Hibs relegating themselves in the ...

Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diaries: The Dean visits England by train

The Dean's Diaries: The Dean visits England by train

Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD

    A MEMORABLE visit to England last week provided a welcome ...

Nemesis
Just announced: Nick Clegg to take over at Hibs!

Just announced: Nick Clegg to take over at Hibs!

IN A SHOCK announcement today Rod Petrie announced the departure of Terry Butcher and his replacement with Nick Clegg:

"Nick shares the same ambitions for the club as I do" said Mr ...

Iain McGill
Hawaii – great islands, great flag...

Hawaii – great islands, great flag...

I'VE BEEN slack on my traveling recently, so would like to thank the new Mr & Mrs Kris Schofield for tying the knot in Hawaii, and for inviting me.

Where ...

Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diaries: The Dean and the Border reivers

The Dean's Diaries: The Dean and the Border reivers

Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD

 

    A MEMORABLE trip to the Borders ...

Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diaries: The Dean and the United Nations

The Dean's Diaries: The Dean and the United Nations

Office of the Dean:                                            Sunday May11th 2014
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD

   I HAVE just had a most instructive meeting ...

Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diaries: The Dean and enlightenment medicine

The Dean's Diaries: The Dean and enlightenment medicine

Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD

 

   AN INTERESTING duty this week. I have ...

Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diaries: The Dean and the hearing dog

The Dean's Diaries: The Dean and the hearing dog

Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD

 

   A SERIOUS moral dilemma has arisen over ...