Lesley the Grinch

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Player FM과 저희 커뮤니티의 Lesley Riddoch and Patrick Joyce 콘텐츠는 모두 원 저작자에게 속하며 Player FM이 아닌 작가가 저작권을 갖습니다. 오디오는 해당 서버에서 직접 스트리밍 됩니다. 구독 버튼을 눌러 Player FM에서 업데이트 현황을 확인하세요. 혹은 다른 팟캐스트 앱에서 URL을 불러오세요.

It's been a week of mounting Christmas panic across the media and Lesley, bravely, takes on the role of The Grinch in asking for just a wee bit of perspective, not just for this year, but on an unhealthy obsession with Yuletide.

I ,in keeping with the pantomime theme, am Grumpy when looking at the state of child poverty in the UK and use some very unparliamentary language about Tory MPs.

Deeside and Upper Donside SNP members have written a 24 point "Rural Stimulus Plan" which will be put to party conference. Is it a much needed starting point for discussion or simply another set of well intentioned proposals going over old ground and doomed to be kicked into the long grass?

Tory "thinkers", like Tim Montgomerie, have been coming up with wizard wheezes to roll back the tide of nasty Scottish nationalism. We say, aye right, and bring it on.

As the American Presidential Election looms ever nearer are you, like The Clash, bored with the USA or would a Trump loss be of major significance for the rest of the world?

All this plus, awards season, Nordic Horizons, and an update on my footwear.

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