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Scottish politics dissected from a left, pro-independence stance. Each week, award-winning broadcaster and journalist, Lesley Riddoch chews over the week’s news with former media lecturer and Dundee United fan, Pat Joyce. If you like intelligent, quirky chat about Scottish society and culture, and Scottish, UK and international politics analysed from a Scottish perspective; this podcast is for you.

Feb 27, 2011

The thorny subject of second homes comes up as Lesley returns from Norway, chairs conferences, thinks about Libya, argues with Chris about Facebook and generally worries about foreshore ownership.


Feb 18, 2011

Lesley is in Norway up at the Arctic Circle. Over a crackling Skype connection, we explore Wendy Alexander's departure, what about AV and Hammerfest and briefly more land issues.


Feb 13, 2011

This podcast was recorded on Friday afternoon as Lesley prepared to run out the door and fly to Oslo. The events in Egypt were "developing" and this podcast reflects that.


Feb 6, 2011

Lesley has had a busy week. The Scotsman column about Glentress has been the subject of some debate on the blog. Mountain bikers have been very vocal. Across in Norway, it is the year of Nansen and Lesley is full of this incredible story. Finally, Egypt and a movie get the Riddoch treatment. There is a spoiler...