Monthly Archives: December 2012

Ownership, Land and Fitba

Imagine the scene. You are in a café. You have bought a drink. Your friend suggests you should not drink it. Not because there is anything wrong with it, but because he is a fan of the drink. Your friend, … Continue reading

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The legal status of “sustainable development” and “public interest”

Some blogs essentially write themselves, albeit with the aid of a bit of copy & paste. This is such a blog. Yesterday, I blogged on the rather important Court of Session case of Pairc Crofters Limited and Pairc Renewables Limited … Continue reading

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Ruaig an Fhèidh and A1P1 revisited

“The Deer Drive”, to give the English form of the Gaelic contained in this blog’s title, was a nineteenth century event at Pairc on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. Landless and impoverished Gaels were moved to take … Continue reading

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Boycotts and a director’s duty to promote the success of a company

I have been blogging since August. I have been writing for longer than that. I have been following football for even longer than that. With a little trepidation, I am about to blog about a football issue, arguably the fitba … Continue reading

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Access to Land: The Fisherman’s Blues

You might have missed the press-release, but today I subtly changed my Twitter bio. If you are not so bio-curious (credit to the apparently retired @GarethAveyard for that one) to have caught it, my bio now declares that I am … Continue reading

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A Rush and a Push and the Land is Ours

Followers of my Twitter account will be aware that I tweet about music approximately once a day. I am no music aficionado, but I certainly like my music and can hack my way through a few tunes on a few … Continue reading

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