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Readers' Letters

Readers’ Letters: Concerns over green crusade


While undoubtedly well-intentioned, I have reservations about Boris Johnson’s green crusade, specifically the decision to ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030 (a policy not included in the Tory manifesto at the last election).

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The Aberdonian

Our Aberdeen: Wemyss Ware still popular centuries on


The Fife pottery owner Robert Heron employed an expert painter from Bohemia called Karel Nekola and began making Wemyss Ware in 1882. Named after the Wemyss family of Wemyss Castle, the high-quality hand-painted decoration made it a commercial success.

I was on the phone to the Helpline from my scratcher in a desperate bid to finally get a flu jab.
Moreen Simpson

Moreen Simpson: Why trying to get the jab just gave me the needle


Three momentous events in one week. Nice-but-nobody-special Joe Biden scrapes through to the US presidency. A lovely couple, who sound like the legendary scientific geniuses Louie and Marie Pasteur, crack the Covid vaccine. And … Mo finally gets her flu jab. Fit next? Trumpie conceding he wisnae swicked?