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Alan Grant
ThinkMovies: The five movies to watch during lockdown

ThinkMovies: The five movies to watch during lockdown

THIS EDITION of Think Movies is, by necessity, a slightly different one. The cinemas are closed temporarily and I’m staying in so there are no new releases about which I’m able to offer you an ...

Emma Hargan
Social distancing, The naughty step – and a couple of life saver recipes!

Social distancing, The naughty step – and a couple of life saver recipes!

The Mummy Diaries

WHAT A WEEK. It has been a case of just taking it a day at a time and trying to stick to some kind of routine both for the ...

Jonathan Stanley
Help NHS staff deal with Coronavirus

Help NHS staff deal with Coronavirus

ALTHOUGH A LONGSTANDING writer for ThinkScotland I am trained as a medic and can swear COVID-19 is a huge emergency. If you wish to help and have no NHS qualifications please click the link below:

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Emma Hargan
Baking buns, building dens & dancing – Coronavirus? What Coronavirus!

Baking buns, building dens & dancing – Coronavirus? What Coronavirus!

The Mummy Diaries

LAST WEEK my lovely Mum wrote the Mummy Diaries article as she and my Dad were watching the kids for a few days while James and I escaped ...

Stuart Crawford
The Joy of…  community radio!

The Joy of… community radio!

I HAVE DISCOVERED community radio. Not community radio as a whole, but my local station East Coast FM (ECFM)*, based near where I live in Haddington. I have known about its existence for ages, but ...

Alan Grant
Think Movies: The Hunt

Think Movies: The Hunt

ORIGINALLY MARKETED as a quasi-horror flick, a la its Blumhouse Productions stablemate The PurgeThe Hunt  is a strange little cinematic oddity. Later it was promoted, more accurately, as a violent dark comedy with political ambitions. Caught up ...

Jackie Anderson
The Walking Monster, Omlettes and Ice cream

The Walking Monster, Omlettes and Ice cream

EMMA AND JAMES are on a wee break, so for the last five days granny and gramps have been substitute mummy and daddy. I’m sitting here typing with every bone in my body aching and ...

Emma Hargan
Baby Shark, naughty words and Cuddles the Bear

Baby Shark, naughty words and Cuddles the Bear

IT’S BEEN AN INTERESTING WEEK of ups and downs. The ups? We made it through another week of battling storms to get to nursery. Jamie had a brilliant week of planting sunflowers, singing new songs ...

Alan Grant
Think Movies: Birds of Prey: and the fantabulous emancipation of one Harley Quinn

Think Movies: Birds of Prey: and the fantabulous emancipation of one Harley Quinn

AS IT HAS BEEN a while since I brought you an instalment of ThinkMovies, I’m sure you’ll understand that I’ve seen quite a few films since we last took a trip to the multiplex together. ...

Emma Hargan
Snow Days, Teething and the Fortune Teller

Snow Days, Teething and the Fortune Teller

The Mummy Diaries – Week 29

EXCITING TIMES AHEAD. Well I was hoping it’s exciting times! This week, I had been invited by one of my friends to see a fortune teller ...

Emma Hargan
Stormy days, bumps and bruises!

Stormy days, bumps and bruises!

The Mummy Diaries – Week 28

IT’S BEEN ONE STORM after another this last week. No, not in the house for once! Well maybe just a couple of small hurricanes. We just ...

Emma Hargan
Climbing the walls, and temper tantrums – and that’s just Mummy!

Climbing the walls, and temper tantrums – and that’s just Mummy!

The Mummy Diaries – Week 27

YIP, this week has been all about me! Well, when I say all about me, what I really mean is it’s been all the about the ...