“Go out into the world and do good.”

“Go out into the world and do good.”  The closing words from the outgoing Vice Principal and Head of College of the The Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Aberdeen, Professor Michael Greaves, during yesterday afternoon’s graduation ceremony at the King’s College campus.  Those words have stuck with me since almost 24 hours…

My personal tribute to oor Charlie

 Today I had a day off which got off to a shocking start. Waking up from my sleep, I picked up my phone to find numerous alerts indicating that the former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy had passed away. Any death is awful, but this particular one was astonishing. Oor Charlie? Dead? At 55?…