Dec 31, 2013
In the last @lesleyriddoch podcast of 2013, we try to dodge around and corral the issues of the season. These include the ‘big’ events for 2014, food and drink, honours, and how they fit in Scotland today.
We start by attempting to consign a series of expressions, tropes and memes to 2013.
Dec 23, 2013
Nigella Lawson of cooking fame has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. This week’s @lesleyriddoch podcast considers the fall out of the case and tries to make some sense of it all.
In a week when Lesley was being whisked around Helsinki by trams, we stop to ponder the latest European Commission survey on...
Dec 11, 2013
In this week’s @lesleyriddoch podcast, we discuss the Douglas Alexander intervention into the referendum debate. Lesley’s approach is to try to be ‘not snarky’ as she gets stuck into the arguments.
The topic of supermarkets and future food price gets a good chewing. Is it a real worry? Some, like Dig In...
Dec 2, 2013
This week’s @lesleyriddoch podcast; ‘Scotland’s Future’ – the White Paper gets released, childcare gets discussed or not, and there’s a lot of television about.
There are mentions of Alan Little’s excellent ‘Our Friends in the North’, Scotland Tonight’s use of ‘heng oots’, the riveting spectacle...
Nov 25, 2013
This week’s @lesleyriddoch Podcast has Lesley fresh back from the WEA in Sheffield and the Radical Independence Campaign event in Glasgow on November 23. Two very different experiences as she describes them.
Looking forward, this week will see the long anticipated White Paper which will answer questions. Lesley will...