It looks like a beautiful day out there. My little patch of sky, of which I’m inordinately fond, keeps me posted. Dr Gillen arrives with the news that my haemoglobin level has doubled in the last 24 hours and I am able to inform him in response that I’ve written 3,000 words in the same 24-hour period, and so for the moment… for the moment… in overtime what one does is savour the moment… because it’s all there is… for the moment, we’re both pleased with me. … More AN EXTRACT FROM KENNETH ROY’S FINAL BOOK
Sheriff Turnbull noted it was “surprising” that it took two years from the 2015 publication of the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) report on the crash to confirm that there would be no criminal proceedings. He added: “It took far too long to lodge a notice of inquiry in this case.” … More PILOT WAS TO BLAME FOR CLUTHA COPTER CRASH
The most famous method was developed by Herbert Jacobs, a journalism professor at the University of California. The Jacobs method works by dividing the crowd into equal square sections, counting the number of people a few squares at random to get an average density, then multiplying by the number of squares. … More MY CROWD IS BIGGER THAN YOUR CROWD: THE FACTS
Considering Grace records the deeply moving stories of 120 ordinary people’s experiences of the Troubles, exploring how faith shaped their responses to violence and its aftermath. Presbyterian ministers, victims, members of the security forces, those affected by loyalist paramilitarism, ex-combatants, emergency responders and health-care workers, peacemakers, politicians, people who left Presbyterianism and ‘critical friends’ of the Presbyterian tradition provide insights on wider human experiences of anger, pain, healing, and forgiveness. … More CONSIDERING GRACE
Police Scotland is once again dedicating a range of specialist resources to assist local Police Commanders over Halloween and Bonfire Night.
Operation Moonbeam, which launched in 2018, was the Force’s response to high levels of damage and violence between during the same period in 2017. … More Police and Fire Brigade launch Operation Moonbeam 2019