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Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's diaries: The Dean and the Dope Squad

The Dean's diaries: The Dean and the Dope Squad

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

Internal E-memo from: President

To: The Dean:

...

Sandy Smith
Steven Hood – Seen and Unseen

Steven Hood – Seen and Unseen

Seen and Unseen: an exhibition of paintings by Steven Hood in Galleries  1 and 2 of St Margaret’s House, 151 London Road, Edinburgh

PERHAPS the exhibition should start in Gallery 2 where ...

Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diaries: The AGM and the matter-antimatter explosion

The Dean's Diaries: The AGM and the matter-antimatter explosion

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

 

       THE APPROACH of the Annual ...

Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diaries: How my family caused the United States

The Dean's Diaries: How my family caused the United States

From the Dean:

The College of William & Mary,
Williamsburg,
Virginia, USA
                              ...

Neil Craig
How science fiction introduced me to freedom

How science fiction introduced me to freedom

WHEN I AND THE WORLD were much younger than now and both of us thought we were more “leftist” than today I read a book, set on the Moon, about a revolution where the very lowest ...

Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diaries: The Dean addresses Princeton on Hume

The Dean's Diaries: The Dean addresses Princeton on Hume

                                                Princeton University
              ...

Iain McGill
Tory Conference Diary:

Tory Conference Diary: "Calm Down Dear!"

So to Edinburgh then - for Scottish Conservative Conference and it's all pandas, polis and Tories. At least it was in the cafe across from the conference centre yesterday. After breaking bread together and wishing ...

Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diaries – The Dean's misprisions and a prophylactic

The Dean's Diaries – The Dean's misprisions and a prophylactic

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

  THERE WAS a serious argument last night at High Table over ...

Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's diaries: Correspondence to make your eye's water

The Dean's diaries: Correspondence to make your eye's water

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

   THIS COLLEGE must be home to almost every registered eccentric in ...

Iain McGill
Time for the Tynecastle Oscars

Time for the Tynecastle Oscars

IT IS MOVIE awards time, and as I am partial to watching the odd film I thought I would dish out my own awards, minus the red carpet, for some of the memorable movies I've ...

Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diaries: Having Aunt Sally in our gunsights

The Dean's Diaries: Having Aunt Sally in our gunsights

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

   OUR COLLEGE is rather well known for its monthly Symposia, whose ...

Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diaries: The Dean and the 'warped' cold call responses

The Dean's Diaries: The Dean and the 'warped' cold call responses

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

   OUR COLLEGE telephonist, the formidable Miss Elsie Carruthers is now under ...