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Going green remains a pressing obligation that schools cannot afford to ignore

It is easy being green

6 September 2014

The problem with going green, I’m told, is that it often means spending a great deal of money on lots of equipment that could at any moment be rendered obsolete.… Read more

A magical place brought to life by snow

Notes on … Skiing in Austria

26 October 2013

I have spent a week of every winter of my life with my family in Zürs, a small village in Arlberg, Austria. It isn’t at all the most famous resort… Read more


Travel special – Scottish borders: On the edge

26 May 2012

It’s odd, but most of the English faces we see in our wee corner of the Scottish Borders are merely ‘stopping’ for a night or two on their way north.… Read more


Travel Extra: First steps on skis

31 December 2011

When I was just starting out on the slopes, a slip of a boy with nothing but training skis and a dream, there were a number of issues I wish… Read more

A broad church

29 October 2011

The protesters outside St Paul’s are united in polite disagreement It’s really not clear why the doors to St Paul’s had to be closed. Perhaps the church will have concocted… Read more